Posts By Maria Tchijov

VICTORY: Democratic Party rejects the NRA and other predatory corporate donors

Three weeks after the Las Vegas shooting, more than 20,000 people signed a petition by MoveOn member Sandy Phillips—whose daughter, Jessi, was slaughtered in the Aurora, Colorado theater massacre in 2012—asking the DNC, the governing body of the national Democratic Party, to reject donations from the gun industry. The DNC heard us and took action: […]

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MoveOn Members in 48 States Call on Superdelegates to Let Voters Decide

From Maine to California, MoveOn members in 48 states have started petition campaigns calling on their states’ superdelegates to honor the will of the voters at the Democratic National Convention in July. More than 350,000 MoveOn members have already signed national petitions calling on their superdelegates to vote for the candidate with the most pledged delegates […]

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New York Times Editorial Board Agrees with MoveOn Members

Today, the New York Times editorialized that voters, not superdelegates, should decide who the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee should be at the Democratic National Convention in July. That’s the message championed by thousands of MoveOn members and allies over the past two weeks and the op-ed specifically cites MoveOn’s campaign and message in making its case. Can you take […]

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Why vaccines matter

Melissa L. from California recently shared this powerful story about how her 10-year-old daughter is being impacted by the vaccine debate right now: Melissa’s daughter is in remission from leukemia. After missing countless days of school, she was finally able to return to the classroom, and to her friends. But now, because of the rising […]

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Colorado students use MoveOn Petition to fight censorship

Colorado high school student Bethany Keupp, along with her fellow student-activists, teachers, parents and concerned community members staged a massive rally outside of a Jefferson County School Board meeting on Thursday, demanding that the board withdraw a proposal to censor their history curriculum. The students then delivered a MoveOn Petition with more than 40,000 signatures to school board members. The […]

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Politicians: Stop Taking Money from the NRA

I am a teacher and practice "lockdown" drills now on what to do in the event of a school shooting. I should not have to make my students imagine a deranged gunman hunting them through the hallways of their place of learning and …

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