WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After sending out an urgent SOS to save Medicaid, Marian Wright Edelman, president of Children's Defense Fund, has issued a moral call to action to pray for our leaders to rediscover their moral decency and protect the 37 million children who rely on Medicaid's safety net to thrive and survive.
"Our nation has lost its way as Congress stealthily debates dismantling Medicaid and the health safety net for the neediest children and adults. And as we await the Congressional Budget Office's cost and impact report and the final outlines of the Senate health care proposal the only thing I can think of at this moment is to pray," said Edelman in her most recent Child Watch® column: "Prayers for a More Just Nation."
The Children's Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
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SOURCE Children's Defense Fund