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"Don't Gaslight Me"

Get your “Don’t Gaslight Me” button!

February 17, 2020
We’ve all heard the story about six-year-old George Washington chopping down his father’s cherry tree, and not being able to lie about it. And, of course, Abraham Lincoln was known as “ Honest Abe .” This Presidents’ Day, as we remember previous Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, we...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 7, 2020

February 7, 2020
What a week. The work continues, and we the people will Keep Marching to ensure our economy and our country work for all of us. This week's list of top actions includes important items on youth incarceration, protections for pregnant workers, paid family leave, and more. Please be sure to scroll...
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2020 State of the Union Was Massive Exercise in Gaslighting

February 6, 2020
The 2020 State of the Union address was yet another massive exercise in gaslighting the American people. Since he took office three years ago, President Trump has told lie after lie after lie, and his 2020 SOTU was no different, misrepresenting his intentions and completely fabricating a record of...
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Protect People With Disabilities: Sign On Here!

January 23, 2020
I’m always taken aback by the cruelty of President Trump’s proposals and this time is no different. He is proposing changes to disability insurance (SSDI and SSI) that would impact an estimated 2.6 million people with disabilities, many of whom are children ! Families like Kara’s: “My son is on the...
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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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2019 Year In Review: MOMentum Wins!

December 15, 2019
From start to finish, 2019 has been a year of rip-roaring, unstoppable, joyful MOMentum! Just to name a few of the major wins we accomplished together this year: MomsRising leads a coalition that won commitments from major national and regional banks to quit financing private prisons, including the...
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SIGN To Tell Congress: “Repeal the #TrumpTaxScam!

December 10, 2019
After two years, the evidence is in. President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (aka the Trump Tax Scam) has made things much worse by exacerbating income and wealth inequality with the vast majority of the tax cuts going to the richest 1% and big corporations. ***SIGN OUR LETTER calling on the U.S...
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States Can Boost WIC, Improve Outcomes for Low-Income Women, Young Children

December 9, 2019
State policymakers can do more to ensure that low-income women and young children participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Just over half of those eligible currently participate, despite WIC’s well-documented role in improving birth, diet,...
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QUICK ACTION NEEDED to support immigrant families!

December 9, 2019
We want our tax dollars to go to programs that boost our families, not the incarceration of immigrant children and families! Send a letter to your local newspaper NOW speaking out against the funding of Trump's cruel immigration policies!
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Your Signature Needed on the Week's Top 5 Actions! 12/6/2019

December 9, 2019
It's the last month of the year, and of the decade. Wow. While time may go quickly, our movement to demand an economy that works for women and families will have lasting, enduring impact. And it's built by the individual actions of fired-up people like you. Please scroll down for our latest list of...
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