Skip to main content

MomsRising Newsroom

February 27, 2023
Media advisory Three decades after the Family and Medical Leave Act became law, giving about three in five U.S. workers access to unpaid leave, the U.S. remains one of the only industrialized nations in the world without a national paid leave policy. 
February 22, 2023
Statement “The dangerous, deeply misguided two-year rule issued by the Biden administration yesterday would deny and punish vulnerable asylum-seekers who seek refuge in our country to escape violence and persecution at home. This near-total ban on seeking asylum at our southern border would effectively prevent countless moms and families from exercising their right to seek safety in the United States, forcing them into situations where their lives are at grave risk.
February 22, 2023
Statement “It’s heartless. Mean-spirited. Divisive. Harmful. House Bill 10, now being considered in the North Carolina House of Representatives, would cause grave harm to immigrant families and communities and to our state. By forcing sheriffs to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), this legislation would put people suspected of minor infractions such as traffic violations at risk for detention for up to 48 hours, and ultimately for deportation. And it would undermine the wisdom and judgment of sheriffs throughout our state.
February 14, 2023
Statement “Another school. Another community. Another tragedy that forever changes life for too many students and families. Another reminder that when we glorify guns and adopt a ‘guns-everywhere’ culture, people die.
February 7, 2023
Statement “President Biden's State of the Union speech hit all the right notes. The moms of America know the state of our union can only be strong when the country’s moms and families are economically secure, we can all access and afford the health care we need — including abortion care, our tax policies require everyone to pay their fair share, and our immigration and public safety policies are sound. That is the vision President Biden offered the country tonight.
February 3, 2023
Statement “The country's moms thank the Biden/Harris Administration for lifting up paid family and medical leave, and for the victories with the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, the 30% increase in child care funding, the extended health care coverage for post-partum moms, and more. This lift means the world to the millions of moms and parents in America who are struggling to get through each day.
February 1, 2023
Statement Moms in Groundhog Costumes Will Deliver the Message to Congress Tomorrow Morning: Groundhog Day or Not, We’re Tired of Being in the Shadow
January 31, 2023
Media advisory ** Media Advisory for 9 am Thursday, February 2, 2023 **  Three decades after the Family and Medical Leave Act became law, giving about three in five U.S. workers access to unpaid leave, America’s moms and families are telling Congress: We’re tired of being in the shadows. We need paid leave for all now!
January 27, 2023
Statement “America’s moms are heartsick and horrified by the brutal police murder of Tyre Nichols. No words can convey our deep, endless sorrow that a father, a son, a man who was simply driving his car in his own neighborhood was brutally murdered by the very people whose job it is to protect us.
January 24, 2023
Media advisory WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, January 25 at 2 PM ET, the AAPI Against Gun Violence Coalition will host a virtual press conference to discuss gun violence prevention.