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Your December 2019 MOMentum!

December 29, 2019
It’s that time already. Already! The weather changed, the air is crisp, and it’s December, when we gather inside to share meals and memories. And it’s when we, as the MomsRising movement, remember and celebrate all that we’ve accomplished together in the past year. It’s been a LOT! This month’s...
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The CHN Human Needs Report: Final spending bills, parental leave for federal workers, ACA's future, and more

December 20, 2019
The highlights - and lowlights - of the FY20 spending package. Paid parental leave for federal workers. A ruling against the ACA. Efforts to preserve SNAP and immigration benefits. All this and more in the Coalition on Human Needs' latest Human Needs Report.
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Egregious Abuse of Power Left Responsible Lawmakers No Choice But to Impeach

December 18, 2019
President Trump’s abuse of power, the ways he covered it up, and his undeniable obstruction of the congressional investigation left responsible, fair-minded members of the U.S. House of Representatives no choice but to vote to impeach him. The House did its duty today. We commend every...
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Take Action!

Tell Trump Administration: DO NOT use taxpayer dollars for hateful discrimination!

December 12, 2019
Add your name! We're sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, urging them to reject a Trump Administration proposal to legalize anti-LGBTQ and other discrimination.
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Aaron Carrillo

Tax time is a big deal.

December 6, 2019
[This is a guest blog post by Aaron Carrillo, a RESULTS advocate in Lawrence, Kansas.] Some kids look forward to their birthdays, or holidays. When I was young, my brother and I looked forward to tax time. It meant we could finally buy a second pair of shoes, or pants that fit. My mom would worry...
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Children hold up a Constitution puzzle with text "Call your members of Congress"

Quick action: Call your members of Congress and tell them to uphold their oath.

November 26, 2019
Check out this video and then take action: Call your members of Congress and tell them to uphold their oath. Our democracy will come through this a stronger nation, with liberty and justice for all. No exceptions.
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Need talking points on impeachment for the holiday season?

Need talking points on impeachment for the holiday season?

November 26, 2019
My family has a tradition to go around the table during Thanksgiving dinner to say what we are thankful for (as many families do). This year, I am feeling especially grateful for our Constitution that recognizes the need to have co-equal branches of government, and mechanisms of oversight and...
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New Podcast: Democracy Revival!

November 19, 2019
On the #RADIO show this week we cover how your voice is needed to lift healthcare coverage and the Safe Step Act. And discuss the powerful work of Black Voters Matter. There is some lively conversation on what you can do to stop the unfair cradle to prison pipeline. There’s also discourse on rise...
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Voices for Healthy Kids

Voices for Healthy Kids SNAP Incentives Series: Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina

November 7, 2019
From Voices For Healthy Kids , an intiative of the American Heart Association with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, working to make each day healthier for all children. Voices for Healthy Kids has funded Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina (ESMMSC) since 2014. Recently, the...
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Risers Radio: Nothing Spooky About Change!

November 7, 2019
There’s an all new episode of our Breaking Through podcast show this week where we cover all the many GOOD things that could be done with the funds Trump wants to use for his ridiculous wall. We also talk about Breast Cancer Awareness month and how women’s healthcare is under attack. And you can...
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