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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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Vigils for Peace Across the U.S. at French Consulates

Stand in solidarity with the people of France, against terror, and for peace and compassion in the wake of yesterday’s horrific events. We will gather at French consulates across America in a show of support for the people of Paris, for the people of Beirut — who suffered a terrible attack on Thursday — and […]

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MoveOn Thunderclap Urges the President to Take Action on Guns

President Obama is considering a game-changing executive action to prevent senseless gun deaths by addressing a dangerous loophole that lets unlicensed, high-volume firearms dealers sell countless guns every year without conducting background checks. But the National Rifle Association is fighting back viciously—tightening its chokehold on lawmakers and spreading inflammatory lies about the potential executive action. […]

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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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Remembering Activist Grace Lee Boggs

“The only way to survive is by taking care of one another.” —Grace Lee Boggs (1915-2015) Yesterday, the world lost one of the greatest activists of our time. For the past seven decades, Grace tirelessly fought for the labor, civil rights, black power, feminist, and environmental justice movements as a community activist in Detroit. As President Obama […]

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