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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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CNN OPINION: The harsh reality conservatives refuse to acknowledge

September 19, 2022
In a powerful CNN Opinion, MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner argues that, as the midterm elections approach, moms are a motivated voting force, and only one party is prioritizing issues that matter most to moms and families.
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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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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, July 29, 2022

July 28, 2022
As summer days heat up, we remain fired up to campaign for policies that lift hard-working families, not undermine us: Access to comprehensive paid family/medical leave must be in addition to making abortion care available, not instead of it. Access to the healthcare we need must remain affordable...
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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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Urgent action needed to support health equity and care in reconciliation!

July 28, 2022
"South Carolina, where I live, has refused to expand Medicaid coverage and I volunteer in my church's outreach program. Our clients need medical care and can't afford it. There is very little help for them. If we had expanded Medicaid, they would be in much better health and some could even go back...
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, July 8, 2022

July 6, 2022
Summer is in full swing – and the fight for our rights is still very much on. So while you soak in some sun, we ask that you take these quick health and justice related actions: We must ensure everyone who needs abortion care has access to this care, that healthcare remains affordable and prices...
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15 Washington State Fellows dedicated to bringing equity, and healing to their communities, and MomsRising.

June 30, 2022
Being a parent is a selfless act. For many, advocacy is reimagined here. The dreams of a brighter future for our children and communities is our motivation. Our Washington state Fellows of 2022-2023 encompass selflessness, determination, and vulnerability as they step more deeply into the shared...
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Abortion access emergency - More steps for you!

June 30, 2022
As you know, this very moment is critical in the fight to secure access to abortion and reproductive care – and we need to keep the pressure on! Here are three more actions to take: 1- HELP BUILD THE MOVEMENT TO ENSURE ACCESS TO ABORTION CARE: Share our petition on social media, via email, and any...
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Feed Your Baby: Formula Shortage Newsletter 2

June 30, 2022
I know the past few weeks have been challenging ones to be parents and caretakers. In these difficult times we really appreciate you continuing to be engaged, advocating for what our families need, and sharing your stories. Speaking of stories, we want to know if you are still having trouble...
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