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Meet our new Washington MomsForce Fellows!

July 7, 2023
Introducing our new cohort of powerful and dynamic Washington State MomsForce fellows!
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 26, 2023

May 25, 2023
SIGN NOW to protect WIC! WIC is getting attacked from all angles. The House Republican budget not only holds our families hostage by calling for across-the-board cuts to programs like WIC in order to raise the debt ceiling to avoid default in the next two weeks, they also want to gut fruit and...
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Agenda mamás por la libertad: una visión para ayudar a nuestra nación

May 16, 2023
Valoramos nuestras libertades. La libertad de estar con nuestros hijos y familias cuando más nos necesitan, de escoger lo que es mejor para nuestras familias, de enviar a nuestros hijos a escuelas en las que cada niño sienta que pertenece y donde pueda prosperar y la libertad de tener igualdad...
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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 In 2023

March 23, 2023
We've updated our vision for 2024! See the newest version here. 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...
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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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