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WATCH: Planned Parenthood attacked. Help fight back.

On Thursday, right-wing extremists in the U.S. House of Representatives will vote to try to defund Planned Parenthood, one of the nation’s largest providers of women’s health care and family planning services. In my latest video with MoveOn, I lay out the economic argument for funding family planning and women’s health services, and why it’s […]

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Call Now: Stop the Execution of an Innocent Man

Huge relief and victory today for Richard Glossip—but the court only delayed his execution by two weeks. Call or tweet @GovMaryFallin, Don’t execute an innocent man. [More: Praises Oklahoma Court’s Decision to Stay Execution of Richard Glossip]

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Thousands Join MoveOn’s #AmericaWelcomes Campaign, Showing That Refugees Are Welcome In Their Communities And Urging Obama Administration to Welcome 100,000 Refugees

Senate Democratic Whip Richard Durbin and several governors have joined the call for admitting more Syrian refugees. *** See photos from thousands of MoveOn members across the country here, including school groups, 100 people on the steps of the Idaho capitol, and more: *** The AmericaWelcomes effort includes an online photo campaign, donations to […]

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Mark Crain, campaign director for Civic Action, had the following statement in response to the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals’ decision to issue a two-week stay in the execution of Richard Glossip: “We are deeply relieved that—despite Gov. Mary Fallin’s failure to act—Richard Glossip has won two more weeks to prove his innocence after […]

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Call now: Stop the execution of an innocent man

Oklahoma plans to execute an innocent man this Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.1 Governor Mary Fallin has the power to stop this deadly mistake by issuing a 60-day stay of execution—but we need to act fast to save Richard Glossip. Can you call Gov. Fallin right now? Tell her: “Don’t execute an innocent man. Grant Richard […]

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Huge Win for Diplomacy Thanks to Massive Grassroots Mobilization
Diplomatic Negotiations With Iran

Moments ago, the Senate failed to reach cloture on legislation rejecting diplomacy and the Iran nuclear accord, a resounding defeat for anti-diplomacy forces. Anna Galland, executive director of Civic Action, had the following statement reacting to the news, declaring it a “major, people-powered victory for diplomacy over war”: “This afternoon, diplomacy won as war […]

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MoveOn urges Obama administration to increase the number of Syrian refugees to at least 100,000 by end of 2015

Anna Galland, executive director of Civic Action, had the following statement in response to President Obama’s directive for the United States to welcome at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next fiscal year: “Today, President Obama has set far too low a goal for Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States. While we appreciate […]

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Make a difference: Go solar today!

Switching to solar power is a quick but powerful action you can take to protect the planet. That’s why we’re testing a partnership with Sungevity, a solar energy company, to help MoveOn members power their homes with solar energy — plus, get a discount and support our campaign work at the same time!

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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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