Statement “President Trump doubled down on his immoral anti-immigrant actions late yesterday with a promise to illegally block asylum-seekers, violate their human rights by jailing families for extended periods of time, and increase the military presence at the border to 15,000 troops. It is appalling that the President seems to be making policy and allocating resources based on the dishonest scare tactics he uses for political gain.
November 2, 2018
November 1, 2018
Statement “As countless legal scholars with a range of political views are pointing out, President Trump does not have the power to overturn birthright citizenship, which is enshrined in our Constitution. Doing so would require a constitutional amendment, which in turn requires an extraordinary consensus that does not exist because, thankfully, few people in this country share his extreme, baseless anti-immigrant views.
November 1, 2018
Statement Statement from Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO and executive director of MomsRising, an online and on-the-ground organization of more than one million mothers and their families, on Latina Equal Pay Day - the day that marks how long Latinas have to work in 2018 to catch up to what White, non-Hispanic men were typically paid in 2017.
November 1, 2018
Statement “FedEx made a wise and responsible move by ending its practice of giving discounts to National Rifle Association (NRA) members last week. That partnership was tantamount to an endorsement of the NRA’s appalling agenda and gave NRA leaders a marketing tool to entice people to join and support its work.
October 31, 2018
Statement “Forty years after the Pregnancy Discrimination Act became law, pregnant workers in this country still face discrimination every day. It is disgraceful that so many working women are fired or denied jobs or promotions simply because they become pregnant. Too many others are denied the reasonable accommodations they need – like being allowed to carry bottles of water, take more bathroom breaks, or use stools – that would allow them to keep a paycheck at the moment they need it most.
October 30, 2018
News release Fun, funny videos. Personalized mom-to-mom postcards. Calls and texts that remind busy women to vote. Mini-marches to the polls. Voting squads and voting parties. Mailings to persuade busy moms to make time to vote. Coloring sheets and games that keep children occupied while waiting in line at the polls. Social media ads that focus on mom voters.
October 27, 2018
Statement “We are horrified and saddened by the shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue this morning in Pennsylvania and near the First Baptist Church in Kentucky earlier this week. Everyone in our nation should be safe in their place of worship, their home, their workplace and their community. Full stop.
October 26, 2018
Statement “At a time when net migration to the United States is declining, it is misleading – as well as hateful – for President Trump to demonize peaceful, asylum-seeking Central American families. Calling in the military is a misuse of his power and a calculated political ploy.
October 23, 2018
Statement “Last year, when Republican leadership in the United States Senate failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which for the first time made affordable health coverage available to tens of millions of people with pre-existing conditions, the Trump administration vowed to sabotage and roll back its protections. In a two-fold effort this week, the administration is making good on that unethical promise yet again with new federal policy on 1332 waivers and expansion of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs).
October 22, 2018
Statement “We will not stand for the Trump administration’s horrifying, vicious political attack, which attempts to erase the identity of nearly two million transgender people in this country.