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June 30, 2023
Statement “This week, the U.S. Supreme Court built on its disgraceful, regrettable record of denying rights and remedies to people who face discrimination and hardship with appalling decisions that limit the rights of LGBTQ+ customers and people of color pursuing higher education – and with its ruling striking down President Biden’s modest student debt relief program. The Biden program would have helped more than 40 million Americans struggling with crushing levels of student debt.
June 29, 2023
News release MomsRising, the online and on-the-ground organization of more than one million mothers and their families, will be circulating mobile billboards outside the Moms for Liberty Summit in Philadelphia this weekend to highlight that the majority of moms in America are not on the same page with its dangerous, extreme agenda. The mobile billboards will circle the Downtown Marriott (at 1201 Market Street) where the Moms for Liberty event is taking place, as well as City Hall, on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. They say:
June 23, 2023
Statement “In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court took away our bodily autonomy, our access to abortion care, and our ability to make our own decisions about whether to have children and if so, when and how many children to have, life has become much more dangerous and difficult for America’s moms. Most people in this country who have abortions are moms and when states ban abortion and take away our access to reproductive health care, moms and their families suffer.
June 22, 2023
Statement “We were wrong if we thought we understood the depths to which Moms for Liberty would sink. The news that the Hamilton County, Indiana Moms for Liberty chapter prominently quotes Adolph Hitler in its newsletter is both shocking and…somehow unsurprising.
June 22, 2023
Statement “Paying for the prescription medications our families need has long been a struggle for America’s moms. At MomsRising, we hear every week from moms who are forced to make impossible choices between rent and food, on the one hand, and the medications that will keep their children or other family members healthy or even alive, on the other.
June 15, 2023
Statement “DACA has made our country stronger. DACA recipients are valued members of our communities and our workforce, and major contributors to our health care system and our economy. They deserve the chance to live, learn, and work in the only country most have ever called home, without fear of having their lives up-ended through deportation.
June 6, 2023
Media advisory **MEDIA ADVISORY** For Thursday, June 8, 8:30 pm ET
May 31, 2023
Statement “The fight over raising the debt ceiling, with its grave threats to moms and families, as well as to the economy, should not be happening. Just as Congress passed clean debt ceiling increases not once, not twice, but three times when President Trump held office, Congress should be passing a clean debt ceiling increase now. The days when the GOP has one set of priorities during a Republican administration and then switches to another during a Democratic administration must end. The GOP threats to vulnerable moms and families must end.
May 25, 2023
News release Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ education agenda is deeply unpopular with women voters, including moms and grandmothers; women who identify as Republican, Independent, and Democrat; Black, white and Latina moms; and women without children. Those are among the findings of a national survey of likely women voters conducted this month and released today.
May 17, 2023
Statement “No one should have to choose between a paycheck and holding a hospitalized child’s hand. No one should be forced to return to work just weeks after giving birth. No one should lose income while recovering from a serious medical condition. And no one should be forced to go to work with stomach flu or strep throat. But moms, families and caregivers face those and other impossible choices every day because Congress has failed to pass national paid leave and paid sick days policies. That must change.