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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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MomsRising Statement on Charlottesville: “This is a fight for our children’s & our nation’s future. We will not back down.”

August 12, 2017
This weekend, we watch in horror as white supremacists and Nazis march through the streets of Charlottesville inciting violence that has caused the death of at least one peaceful anti-racism demonstrator. There’s no question that the election of Donald Trump has emboldened white supremacists, neo-...
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It's past time to restore democracy in North Carolina

August 4, 2017
If you live in a "swing state" like North Carolina or Texas, or have more than a passing interest in democracy, you are probably aware of how severely many state and federal electoral districts are gerrymandered . Rather than voters being able to pick our representatives, elected officials have...
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