Posts By Brian Stewart

The video the NRA doesn't want you to see: MoveOn gun owners in DC

When 15 gun owners sat down with one of President Obama’s closest advisors last week, each one declared their full-throated support for stronger gun laws—and asked for the president to use his executive authority to strengthen background check requirements before the end of the year. Thanks to contributions from fellow MoveOn members, these gun owners […]

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An update on our refugee work this week

[sent to MoveOn members on Nov. 21] Dear MoveOn member, Over the last week, in the wake of the horrific attacks in Paris and Beirut, we’ve seen many of our nation’s politicians rush toward fearmongering and bigotry. We have also seen MoveOn members and our partners at their very best—fighting fear with compassion on the […]

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MoveOn responds to Obama's veto threat of House refugee bill

Anna Galland, executive director of Civic Action, had the following statement in response to news that President Obama would veto a House bill that would make it more difficult for vetted refugees to be admitted to the United States: “We stand strongly with President Obama on this one. MoveOn members will fight vigorously to […]

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MoveOn response to Gov. Maggie Hassan's remarks on refugees

Ilya Sheyman, executive director of Political Action, had the following statement in response to New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan’s remarks on refugees: “It is incredibly disappointing to see Democratic Governor and Senate candidate Maggie Hassan join with her far right-wing Republican counterparts in threatening to refuse entry for Syrian refugees to her state. When […]

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MoveOn statement in response to Paris attacks

Anna Galland, executive director of Civic Action, had the following statement in response to the attacks in Paris: “In the wake of a wave of terrorist attacks from Beirut to Baghdad to Paris over the last few days, we need to hear from all the Presidential candidates — including during the Democratic debate tonight […]

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MoveOn to Host Democratic Presidential Candidate Forum in November
via Diego Cambiaso

Clinton, O’Malley, and Sanders have been invited to engage with the 8-million-member strong MoveOn community on key progressive issues. Political Action announced today that it will host what is thus far the only scheduled grassroots online candidate forum of the Democratic presidential primary. The mid-November forum will focus on progressive issues and feature questions […]

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What MoveOn members are looking for in tonight’s debate

MoveOn members submitted nearly 10,000 questions they want to hear the candidates answer in tonight’s Democratic primary debate. Take a look at the most common issues MoveOn members raised: Here are just a few of the questions MoveOn members raised: If elected president, what changes will you enact to lessen the burden of student debt […]

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