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

Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org 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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LEARN MORE: MoveOn Members Are Sending Communities of Recent ISIS Attacks a Message of Love and Compassion
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Some are calling the horrific attacks in Paris “France’s 9/11.” The senseless massacres in Paris—and the bombings in Beirut the day before—have sent the world into mourning. The killings triggered a flood of solidarity, compassion, and calls for accountability—but also the risk of an unreasoned backlash that will compound the tragedy. Hate cannot defeat hate. […]

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MoveOn statement in response to Paris attacks

Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org 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
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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
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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
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Clinton, O’Malley, and Sanders have been invited to engage with the 8-million-member strong MoveOn community on key progressive issues. MoveOn.org 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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Demand Mayor Rahm Emanuel Resign!

For over a year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel knew about the gruesome murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. In fact, it wasn’t until a journalist sued the city of Chicago to get video footage of the murder released and the Black community rose up in protest that Mayor Emanuel finally decided to …

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