Jessica Capshaw has it right: polluters have money and influence, but moms have love. Lots of love. And mother love is the strongest force of all.
Reducing air pollution -- and the outpouring of mercury, a potent neurotoxin that disproportionately harms the developing brains, hearts and lungs of fetuses, babies, and toddlers -- is a social justice issue of profound significance.
What do greenhouse gases have to do with our children's health? Lots, it turns out. None of it good. Parents have to make our voices heard. No one cares more about our children. Let Congress know that we want strong regulation of greenhouse gas pollution.
These are things that get to our children -- no matter where they are, whom they are with, and what they are doing. So I started doing research. And I was dumbfounded to find out what is legal.