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Quick Action: Tell Pres. Trump to stop sabotaging our health care system!

October 15, 2017
It’s maddening. On the heels of rolling back birth control protections for women last week through an executive order, President Trump issued another executive order to undo critical parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare) that have made it easier for individuals to access affordable...
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Puerto Rican Imams Step Up for Puerto Rico: Part 2

October 13, 2017
This is part two of a two-part series on the Muslim community in Puerto Rico. Missed Part 1? Read it here . There are conflicting reports coming from the news media and the White House about the current situation in Puerto Rico, a territory of the US. Usually when any natural disaster strikes on US...
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Puerto Rican Imams Step Up for Puerto Rico: Part 1

October 13, 2017
Disappointed, pained, hurt, heartbroken, concerned, frustrated, helpless, desperate, angry, and powerless; these are just some of the words that Puerto Ricans living in the United States use to describe how they feel about the events unfolding on the island in the aftermath of Hurricane María. The...
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Puerto Rico: The Real Hunger Games

October 13, 2017
In the popular book turned movie, The Hunger Games, set in a post-apocalyptic world, the Capitol of Panem (bread in Latin), rules over thirteen nation-states referred to as districts. After one district attempts to ignite a rebellion against the Capitol, the ruling government obliterates it...
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MomsRising Commends Enactment of California Juvenile Justice Bill

October 12, 2017
Yesterday, California Gov. Jerry Brown took a major step to avoid compounding penalties for struggling families by signing SB 190, which ends the collection of administrative fees from families whose children end up in the juvenile justice system. Juvenile administrative fees are often devastating...
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#MaternalJustice Storify - Mothers, Kids and Pregnant Women in Detention

October 12, 2017
Conversation on immigration detention with the ACLU of San Diego & Women's Refugee Commission
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Back to School (-to-prison pipeline)

October 11, 2017
For parents of children with emotional disabilities, sending our kids to school is a dangerous exercise in Russian roulette with the school-to-prison pipeline.
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UPDATE: House Passes Budget Giving Trillions to Wealthy Corporations! Easy Next Steps You Can Take

October 11, 2017
Over the past few weeks, MomsRising.org members have taken action and signed our letters to the U.S. Congress telling them to protect moms, kids, and families in the national budget and tax packages. Together, we have been a powerful force for families! We collected over 44,000 signatures from moms...
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Sessions “Religious Freedom” and Title VII Guidance Will Legalize Discrimination Against LGBTQ Americans

October 6, 2017
Earlier today, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued new guidance allowing individuals and businesses to act in the name of “religious freedom” and discriminate against LGBTQ people, without fear of government reprisal. The order allows individuals to act or abstain from action according to...
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Five Ways To Step Up Against Attacks On Our Families

October 6, 2017
Last week, Congressional Republicans let the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expire and voted in favor of gutting Medicaid which would result in millions more uninsured children. This week, the Trump administration rolled back access to birth control and the House passed a 20 week...
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