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Trans rights are human rights.

May 14, 2021
FACT: There are close to two-hundred anti-LGBTQ bills in state legislatures across the country that are currently under consideration. 93 of those bills directly target the lives of transgender and gender-nonconforming people (those whose gender identity does not align with their sex assigned at...
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Support the EACH Act and Reproductive Justice for All

May 14, 2021
The decision to become a parent is one of the most important life decisions we make. When people can make decisions that are best for their lives, however much they earn, our families and communities thrive. We know that most people who get abortions are already moms; and we also know that no...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021
Everything is strange this year, including tax day, which has been moved to May 17th due to the pandemic. But don’t worry, we have some actions to get you excited about taxes! First, we have a new, awesome video starring America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano, and key members of Congress and the White...
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Online Event: How to Get Cash from Child Tax Credit with America Ferrara and Alyssa Milano

VIDEO: America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano Show You How To Claim Your $3,600 Child Tax Credit

May 12, 2021
The biggest direct cash investment in families since the Great Depression is happening RIGHT NOW, but 59 percent of American women don't know about it! America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano and some very cute kids are looking to change that. The American Rescue Plan (ARP), which was just passed by...
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ICYMI: May The 4th, Mother's Day, Action of the Week and More!

May 10, 2021
What went on in the MomsRising community last week? Lots! Take a look at the new and notable for the week ending Saturday, May 8, 2021. ACTION OF THE WEEK: Tell Congress to Lower Drug Prices Americans should not pay three times more for medicines than people in other countries do. There are...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 7, 2021

May 6, 2021
This Mother’s Day weekend, we are inviting YOU to join us in taking ACTION to get Congress moving toward real change in honor of all the moms and caregivers who have moved mountains over the past 14 months of the pandemic (and way before that too). It’s time for our nation to finally build a care...
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Rates of Breast Cancer in Women Veterans Provoke Questions

May 5, 2021
My name is Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, and I am a public health professional whose research focuses on the well-being of military-connected women. Long before I became an academic, I was a Marine Corps Military Police Officer. I served from 2002-2012 in garrison commands, overseas in Iraq, and...
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In a Time of Uncertainty, Let Us Commit to Keeping Our Kids Safe this Mother’s Day

May 5, 2021
Being a single mother is tough. Doing the same job during a global pandemic has been nothing short of a seemingly impossible task that managed to get completed with each passing day. In March of 2020, as I was packing my luggage to make one of my many usual trips to Washington, D.C. for my work as...
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En Tiempos de Incertidumbre, Comprometámonos este Día de las Madres, a Mantener a Nuestros Hijos a Salvo

May 5, 2021
Ser madre soltera es difícil. Hacer el mismo trabajo durante una pandemia mundial ha sido una tarea aparentemente imposible que se ha logrado llevar a cabo día a día. En marzo de 2020, me encontraba haciendo mis maletas para realizar uno de mis múltiples viajes habituales a Washington, D.C. por mi...
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We're Raising Future Grownups — We Have To Talk To Our Kids About Police Killings

May 4, 2021
The past few weeks have been wrought with the type of pain that sits heavy in my body, existing and spanning into all areas of my life. It’s a pain that many Black, Brown and Indigenous people live with. It’s a pain that many mothers live with. I listened to Daunte Wright’s mother recount the...
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