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Reproductive Justice

Story time: The fall of Roe v Wade did not silence us. It activated us.

November 15, 2022
Why is abortion critical for moms? America’s moms were faced with the unthinkable reality when the U.S. Supreme Court relegated our autonomy to the states, making our ability to access the reproductive health care we needed almost impossible. Everything changed for every woman, every family, and...
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Vets deserve full access to reproductive care, including abortion.

November 15, 2022
October 5, 2022 Reproductive and human rights are under attack for everyone in our nation since the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade. This includes reproductive rights for veterans. Veterans have been there for all of us when we needed them most and now it’s time to support...
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Texas leaders: We need the maternal mortality data.

November 15, 2022
October 12, 2022 Texas is home to powerhouse women! From Barbara Jordan, the first Black woman to be elected to the Texas State Senate and represent Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives, to a pioneer in the labor rights movement, Emma Tenayuca, who organized two international ladies' garment...
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Quick signature in support of nondiscrimination in health care!

September 28, 2022
Discrimination should never happen—and definitely not in health care. Now, we have a chance to combat discrimination. How? The Biden-Harris administration is currently accepting public comments on a proposed rule to reinstate the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) important nondiscrimination requirements...
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Kansas Got it DONE! Let’s Keep the Pressure On for Abortion Care

August 16, 2022
On Tuesday in Kansas, 59% to 41% of people of all genders came together in record numbers to protect their communities and abortion access in the state to reject anti-abortion extremism and the dangerous post-Roe world the U.S. Supreme Court created. The fight for abortion rights in Kansas is years...
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We’ve added onto President Biden’s Executive Orders.

August 3, 2022
Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade took effect, we’ve been doing everything we can to secure our reproductive rights for every single person, in every single state. Their decision reversed our right at the national level to choose when, and if, we want to have children...
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Use your voice! Help protect abortion services with your stories.

July 28, 2022
MomsRising, and members like you, have been taking numerous steps since receiving the devastating news that the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, making abortion services difficult or impossible to access in many states. You have been calling members of Congress, pressuring congressional...
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Speak out to protect our right to choose!

October 30, 2019
When I was 17, I was looking forward to escaping high school and going to college when I unintentionally got pregnant. I had an abortion. Twenty years later, I became a mom. In that time, I didn’t just build a career and create a stable home—I found spiritual grounding as a Buddhist. I volunteered...
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A Mom’s Abortion Story

October 21, 2019
I’m able to give my son a global perspective and help him find his own ways to grow up and give back. This year he started 5th grade and I am so grateful that I was able to bring him into the world intentionally and give him a life where he is well cared for and free to explore and become the creative whirlwind he is destined to be. He is all the proof I need that I made the right decision three decades ago.
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