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    We Need (More) Paid Family Leave

    The nuclear family is the fundamental building block of civil society. Without strong families, the institutions that support all of our liberties are at risk. That’s why I am working on a paid family leave plan to give parents the option of taking their Social Security benefits early in the form of paid parental leave. And as this National Review article shows, paid parental leave has proven long-term benefits for both kids and parents. Moreover, pregnancy discrimination is rampant, and we need to do a better job ensuring that working mothers are treated fairly.

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