Statement “Moms were a powerful force in this election. Moms across the country mobilized their families, their friends, and their communities to vote, overcoming many obstacles to voting during a pandemic and resulting in historic voter turnout this year. The huge voter turnout makes our country stronger. This is how democracy is supposed to work.
November 7, 2020
Statement “Moms made a huge difference in this election. Every vote must be counted but it is clear that voters delivered a resounding victory for President-Elect Biden and, in a historic move, elected Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, the first woman and woman of color to serve as our country’s vice president. The Democratic ticket won the popular vote by a wide margin, collecting more votes than any ticket in history.
November 4, 2020
Statement “This election had historic engagement resulting in record turnout, which is unquestionably good for our democracy. Now, the next step in our democratic process is for every single vote to be counted. The day after the election, one thing is clear: MomsRising members who are Black, Latino, White, Asian, Muslim, Jewish, and Christian mothers, immigrants, moms who are differently abled, trans and gender non-conforming -- and moms at the intersections of those identities -- came together to show up as the powerful force we are and to vote in record numbers.
November 2, 2020
News release Powered by incredible energy from moms across the country, and with a day left before the election, MomsRising’s unprecedented multi-million dollar get-out-the-vote (GOTV) mobilization is already the largest and most successful effort ever to turn out mom voters. To date, MomsRising’s outreach has included:
October 31, 2020
Statement “In North Carolina and throughout our country, we have the right to make our voices heard and our votes count. The march in Graham today was peaceful and was designed to get out the vote. It included public officials, kicked off at a house of worship, and included a moment of silence for George Floyd. That is North Carolina, and America, at our best. There was no excuse for police to attack marchers, including children, moms, seniors, and people with disabilities.
October 29, 2020
Statement “George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Rayshard Brooks. Tony McDade. And now, Walter Wallace Jr. They are among the Black Americans – people with lives and loves, families and futures – who were murdered by police. This is state-sanctioned violence and it has to stop. This country will not tolerate police murders of people of color, day after day after day.
October 29, 2020
Statement “In this season of unprecedented activism and engagement, America’s moms are continuing to step forward and help shape our country’s future. We know all too well that the wage gaps women and moms face are unjust and take an especially terrible toll on Latinx workers and their families. It is absolutely unacceptable that a Latina mom would have to work beyond age 100 to be paid what her white, male counterpart is paid by age 60. Our communities, our economy and our country suffer as a result.
October 26, 2020
Statement “This evening’s shameful vote in the U.S. Senate to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime appointment on our country’s highest court will make our country weaker, more divided, and less just. This was a vote to deny health care to millions of people, including those with pre-existing conditions. It was a vote to deny meaningful relief to people who suffer discrimination of every kind, a vote to deny women access to reproductive health care, including abortion, and a vote to deny the country the justice, fairness and equality we want, deserve, and have worked hard to advance.
October 23, 2020
Statement “When the 100 U.S. Senators vote on whether to give Amy Coney Barrett a lifetime appointment on our highest court, they will be voting on whether:
October 21, 2020
Statement “President Trump’s cruel, immoral immigration and asylum policies have taken a terrible toll on children, moms and families. America’s moms are horrified by new reports that our government is still unable to find the parents of 545 children it forcibly separated from their families in the time since it started the program in 2017.