A bill was making its way through the Virginia Legislature that would have forced teachers to aid immigration enforcement officers and reveal sensitive information about their students. Catherine Carey, who started a petition on MoveOn.org to oppose this bill, delivered more than 3,800 signatures and testified alongside DREAMer activists to successfully stop this bill from […]
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 […]
If you ever doubted MoveOn members’ ability to come together to effect change, you have to check out this rundown of what we accomplished in 2015. THE TOP 10 THINGS MOVEON MEMBERS GOT DONE IN 2015 1. WE SECURED DIPLOMACY WITH IRAN, PREVENTING AN UNNECESSARY WAR MoveOn members continued our long history of advocating for […]
Something important happened last week: We stopped Congress from slamming the door on Syrian families seeking refuge. Against the odds, compassion and our best American values prevailed—beating out fear, hate-baiting, and xenophobia.1 It didn’t just happen. We fought for it. And we won. In the middle of this holiday season, we wanted to share what […]
On Wednesday June 19, nine Black South Carolinians were gunned down after welcoming a man into their Bible study. Their deaths were a direct result of hatred and racism. The next day, as South Carolina—and the nation—mourned their deaths, a symbol of hatred and racism against Blacks still flew in front of the South Carolina […]
Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a major 6-3 decision in the case of King v. Burwell upholding critical components of the Affordable Care Act. Responding to the decision, Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, issued the following statement: “Today’s Supreme Court ruling in King v. Burwell upholds critical components of the […]
MoveOn.org and Democracy for America are suspending the Run Warren Run campaign and pivoting to stand alongside Elizabeth Warren and other progressives in the fights ahead.