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#5Actions for Week of July 3! #KeepMarching

July 6, 2017
Nothing says summer more than long days, sunshine, and taking action on "hot" issues that really matter to moms and families! And we're here to help. Below please find this week's list of top-priority actions, sure to make you "cool" this week. (We're being a little playful; after all, it's summer...
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I’m Tired of the NRA’s Money Mattering More than Our Kids

June 29, 2017
I never thought that I’d serve in Congress; never thought that my name would be on the ballot. But life happens and things change. When I look around my community, I saw people dying every day from senseless gun violence. I watched mothers bury their children; watched young people take bullets...
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Demand police accountability for the killing of Charleena Lyles!

June 27, 2017
Charleena was pregnant. A mother of four, struggling with a mental health crisis, she called the police to report a robbery. Charleena needed support and help. Instead she was killed by police in front of her young children. There is no question that the Seattle police department could have and...
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Raise Your Voice (A little bit louder now!)

June 19, 2017
On the radio show today we cover how now’s the time for everyone work together and how we can lift each other; hear from a U.S. Senator on how to have the biggest impact; get the inside scoop on a new study showing the incredible number of people covered by Medicaid in our nation (70 million people...
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Moms Group Calls Police Shooting of Charleena Lyles, Pregnant Mom of Four Suffering a Mental Health Crisis, an ‘Unacceptable Tragedy’

June 19, 2017
Yesterday, Seattle police officers shot and killed Charleena Lyles, a black 30-year-old mother of four having a mental health emergency, in front of “several children.” According to the Seattle Times , Lyles had a history of mental health struggles and was three months pregnant with her fifth child...
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MomsRising Statement on Shooting at GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

June 14, 2017
We are sending comfort, healing, and peace to all those hurt and affected by this morning's shooting at the GOP congressional baseball practice. The moms of America once again mourn that yet more people were added to the ranks of those victimized by our country’s gun violence epidemic.
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Declaración sobre el tiroteo en la práctica de béisbol de los miembros del Congreso Republicano

June 14, 2017
Estamos enviando consuelo, sanación y paz a todos los heridos y afectados por el tiroteo de esta mañana en la práctica de béisbol de los miembros del Congreso Republicano. Las mamás de Estados Unidos una vez más lloran porque se han agregado más gente a las filas de las víctimas por la epidemia de...
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Tips & Tactics for Tackling The Top Topics Facing Our Nation

June 3, 2017
On the radio show this week we hear from US Representative Rosa DeLauro about what’s going on in Congress, what you can do, and about her new book The Least Among Us ; we also discuss gun violence and how to stop it; address hunger in America; and reveal a new, high powered campaign to make sure...
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Quick signature to stand against gun violence and the hate and racism too often behind it!

June 2, 2017
TODAY is National Gun Violence Awareness Day , and MomsRising joins the gun safety community in #WearingOrange to remember the countless lives lost and communities devastated by gun violence. Why orange? Because it’s the color of safety. #WearOrange 2017 comes at a particularly fraught moment in...
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