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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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MoveOn responds to Gov. Fallin's stay for Richard Glossip

Mark Crain, campaign director for Civic Action, had the following statement in response to news that Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin issued a 37-day stay in the execution of Richard Glossip: “We are deeply relieved that that Gov. Fallin has issued a stay of execution—which gives Richard Glossip and his legal team more time to […]

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