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Author: Nick Berning

MoveOn calls for criminal justice reform after acquittal of police officer who killed Philando Castile

Philando Castile

This acquittal should serve as a call to action and challenge all of us to redouble our commitment to reform. All of us must help confront and abolish the systemic racism that plagues our criminal justice system—and our nation’s past and present—and to stand for the principle that Black lives matter.

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MoveOn calls for Congress to begin impeachment proceedings

It is now clear that Trump’s effort to use the powers of the presidency to interfere with an ongoing investigation of whether, how, and why a foreign power tried unlawfully to undermine our electoral process is exactly the kind of fundamental abuse of power that the founders believed is an impeachable offense—a ‘High Crime or Misdemeanor’ under our Constitution.

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WED 11AM: Ahead of Comey Testimony, Groups Rally on Capitol Hill to Deliver Signatures of 4M Americans Demanding Independent Commission Investigate Trump’s Campaign Ties to Russia

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 — 11:00AM ET Press Conference Calls on Members of Congress to Sign Discharge Petition to Create Independent Commission to Investigate Trump Reps Nadler, Doggett, Deutch, Eshoo and Sarbanes Join Members of Common Cause, CREDO, MoveOn, Public Citizen, and More in Push for Independent Commission Investigation of Trump Campaign’s […]

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Sessions Lashes Out at MoveOn and NAACP After More Than 180,000 People Sign Petition Overnight Opposing His Nomination Due to His Long Racist Record

MoveOn Petition Was Circulated by Alabama NAACP President Benard Simelton, Who Was Arrested in Civil Disobedience at Sessions’ Office Tuesday MoveOn Also Released New Video Featuring Leading Racial Justice, LGBTQ, and Immigrants’ Rights Advocates Opposing Sessions After a MoveOn.org petition by Alabama NAACP President Benard Simelton opposing the Jeff Sessions attorney general nomination because of […]

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Clarification about nationwide protests and MoveOn

We’ve seen false reports circulating on on right-wing blogs and in right-wing media outlets known for inaccurate reporting that MoveOn.org is organizing protests taking place across the country this weekend. Those reports are incorrect. In addition, we have seen false ads on social media sites purporting to be from MoveOn offering payment for protestors. Those […]

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Sanders Victory in Indiana Is Evidence His Ideas Are the Future of the Democratic Party

Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org Political Action, had the following response to Bernie Sanders’ win in the Indiana Democratic Primary this evening: Tonight’s victory for Bernie Sanders provides more evidence that his ideas are the future of the Democratic Party. If Democrats want to ensure victory in November it’s imperative that they embrace Bernie […]

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