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Special Mother's Day edition of 5Actions: Friday, May 12, 2023

May 12, 2023
This is a special Mother’s Day edition of #5Actions! We are looking forward to celebrating with all the moms and like-moms in our lives on Sunday and we hope you are too! But we all know that Mother’s Day is about more than brunches, flowers, and chocolates – it's a time we take to honor the moms...
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En este Día de la Madre queremos más que caramelos y flores, ¡queremos libertad!

May 12, 2023
El Día de la Madre es un GRAN día... un día de celebración, de amor, de recuerdo, de flores y tal vez de un poco de baile mientras reímos, nos abrazamos, lloramos y posiblemente incluso nos enojemos... y también un día en el que cada una de nosotras juntas podemos tomar alguna acción rápida,...
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Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week Reminds Us That Our Stories Matter

May 1, 2023
It is often the stories that we don’t share that are amongst the most important ones. I know that after I gave birth to my son 21 years ago no one knew that I was hardly eating and regularly crying both in private and in public. It was only years later that I felt comfortable sharing that with...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Sunday, April 16, 2023

April 14, 2023
QUICK SIGNATURE: Important Update on How You Can Protect Medication Abortion! Access to mifepristone, a safe and effective abortion drug that has been used by more than five million people since the FDA approved it more than 20 years ago is still in terrible danger. Last night, the U.S. Court of...
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The Top 10 Policies Every Leader Should Support

We don’t co-parent with haters.

March 30, 2023
So that horrible, very bad, awful, terrible bill that provides a legislative framework for advancing book bans, censorship, and hate that we shared with you last week? IT PASSED THE REPUBLICAN CONTROLLED U.S. HOUSE!!! UUGGGHHHH! But hope isn’t lost. Now the bill is moving onto the U.S. Senate,...
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The Top 10 Policies Every Leader Should Support Right Now

March 23, 2023
Moms For Freedom Agenda: A Vision to Lift Our Nation We value our freedoms. The freedom to be there for our children and families when we’re needed most, to choose what’s best for our families, to send our kids to schools where every child belongs and can thrive , and to be able to earn equal pay...
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Pregnant or Pumping at Work? YOU have new legal rights!

March 8, 2023
If you are pregnant or pumping at work new legislation signed into law at the end of last year offers you new legal protections! Gone are the days of choosing between a healthy pregnancy and a paycheck. No more pumping in storage closets or the bathroom. Pregnant, breastfeeding, and lactating workers are no longer forced to make these impossible decisions thanks to the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act (“PUMP Act”).
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2023 is the year for maternal justice in New Hampshire

February 20, 2023
Did you know that the United States is currently the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world, with major racial disparities where Black women lose their lives at 3 to 4 times the rate of white women due to maternity-related causes, independent of age, economic background, or...
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Woman in dark hallway holding toddler drinking from a bottle.

ACT NOW: Support New Moms

February 16, 2023
"I suffered from terrible postpartum depression. My doctor didn't discuss it with me and I didn't know what was happening to me." --Lois Lois is just like so many moms who struggle after giving birth. It doesn’t have to be this way. We can, and we must, do better!
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PHOTO of MomsRising for Immigrant Women and Families poster at San Antonio Event

¡Demuestra tu amor a quienes solicitan asilo!

February 1, 2023
Todos queremos lo mismo, un lugar seguro donde nuestras familias puedan vivir y prosperar. Eso es exactamente los que buscan los padres de familia que llegan a nuestra frontera a pedir asilo. Todos queremos proteger la vida y la salud de nuestros hijos. Para algunos padres de familia esto requiere...
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