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MomsRising Statement on Trump Plan to Fully Restore Military Surplus Transfers to Police Departments: “Trump is Proving Himself to Be the Cruel President We All Feared He Would Become”

August 28, 2017
Our communities are not battlefields, and large-caliber weapons and military gear do not belong on our streets. It is not surprising that Trump, who ran a campaign that stoked racial violence, would arm the police with equipment to terrorize the citizens they are tasked to protect with new forms of...
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Shameful Arpaio Pardon Signals Support for Bigotry, Contempt for Rule of Law

August 26, 2017
In pardoning disgraced former Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio, President Trump has signaled to bigots and white supremacists that they need not worry about being held accountable for vicious, racist actions. This pardon demonstrates contempt for the real American values of inclusion, diversity...
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How a Group of Indigenous Women Runners Triggered a Global Seismic Shift

August 24, 2017
"Whether you were present at Standing Rock or watched on electronic screens around the world, we all felt that energy— we experienced our oneness”
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Voting Rights and Women

August 23, 2017
When Margie Mueller, 85, went to her local Plymouth, Wis., polling site last Election Day, she was turned away because her driver’s license had expired. She was told she could go to the Department of Motor Vehicles in Sheboygan, Wis., to get a new, valid ID. That wasn’t going to happen; Sheboygan...
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Tell leaders: Make our health care system better, don't sabotage it!

August 22, 2017
In the deluge of awfulness of the last week, you may have missed this critical story in the news. As threatened, President Trump is trying his best to “let Obamacare implode.” Indeed, through deliberate acts of sabotage, the Trump administration is purposefully driving up health insurance premiums...
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What happened in Durham

August 22, 2017
Like many people, a week ago I was feeling pretty down about the state of racial justice and just basic humanity in the United States. But then something happened. Sunday In response to the hate and violence displayed in Charlottesville, hundreds of Durhamites came together for a huge vigil on...
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Groups Urge Judge to Release Pregnant Black Mother With Medical Complications from Texas County Jail Immediately

August 21, 2017
Keeping Kandace Washington in jail for months without proper medical care is unacceptable.
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Tracy in Texas

August 19, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#5Actions of the Week: August 19, 2017

August 18, 2017
There's a LOT of political news filling the airwaves, so we want to make sure these other important actions aren't missed! THANK YOU for sticking with us and for taking action during these tumultuous times. We must #KeepMarching! As always, please act and share. Together we're making a difference...
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"None of Us Can Stand Silent:" 5 Ways to Stand Up For Our Communities & Democratic Values Now

August 12, 2017
People, especially white people like me, it’s time to stand up with courage, clarity and integrity against white supremacy and hate politics. None of us can stand silent. Just look at what’s happening in # Charlottesville , Virginia yesterday and today. The diversity of our nation is what’s made...
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