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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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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 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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