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Tag: Iran

Huge Win for Diplomacy Thanks to Massive Grassroots Mobilization

Moments ago, the Senate failed to reach cloture on legislation rejecting diplomacy and the Iran nuclear accord, a resounding defeat for anti-diplomacy forces. Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, had the following statement reacting to the news, declaring it a “major, people-powered victory for diplomacy over war”: “This afternoon, diplomacy won as war […]

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United States Student Association President Endorses Iran Deal

Alexandra Flores-Quilty, president of the United States Student Association, had the following statement in support of the historic nuclear agreement with Iran: “As a leading voice for students and young people across the country, I support this strong and diplomatic agreement that will prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and avoid another unnecessary and […]

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CASA’s Gustavo Torres Endorses Iran Deal

Gustavo Torres, executive director of CASA, offered the following statement in support of the historic nuclear deal with Iran: “CASA and I strongly support this historic and very significant agreement with Iran that seeks diplomacy rather than war. “Latino communities, like the rest of this country, will not benefit from a needless war. We have […]

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National Organization for Women President Terry O’Neill Endorses Iran Deal

Terry O’Neill, president of the National Organization for Women, had the following statement in support of the historic nuclear agreement with Iran: “The National Organization for Women (NOW) supports this diplomatic agreement with Iran, which prevents Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapons and which aptly addresses a pressing national security issue through diplomacy rather than […]

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MoveOn Hires 9 Regional Field Organizers in Major Grassroots Push to Support Iran Deal

The organizers will work to mobilize thousands of MoveOn members in key states to urge members of Congress to stand for diplomacy over war. MoveOn.org Civic Action has hired nine full-time “No War With Iran” Regional Field Organizers as part of a major, grassroots campaign to urge Democratic members of Congress to support the historic […]

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UPDATE: More Than 185,000 Join Democratic Party Donor Strike, Pledging to Withhold $43 Million to Democrats Who Scuttle Diplomacy with Iran

UPDATE 8/29: As of August 29, more than 185,000 MoveOn members had pledged to withhold $43 million in donations to any Democrats, and party committees supporting them, who successfully undermine diplomacy. — Major names—from Ben & Jerry to Democratic donor Lawrence Hess—join the strike. More than 100,000 MoveOn members nationwide have pledged to withhold more than […]

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MoveOn responds to historic agreement with Iran

Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, responded today to news of a historic agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program: “The diplomatic negotiations between the United States and five world powers have yielded a strong, verifiable deal with Iran. MoveOn members are going to fight like hell to defend it and to stop opponents […]

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MoveOn to House Dems on Iran: Thank You for Supporting Diplomacy

Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, issued the following statement in reaction to a report by The Washington Post earlier today that 150 Democratic members of the House of Representatives have signed a letter backing President Obama’s ongoing negoitions with Iran—dramatically improving the odds that Congress will not block an Iran nuclear deal:“Across the country and […]

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TAKE ACTION: Defend Diplomacy with Iran!

MoveOn.org members have a long history of working for peace and security. Our efforts to support diplomacy with Iran are in common cause with a national network of allied organizations.The United States and five world powers have agreed on a framework with Iran ensuring, through rigorous inspections and verification, that Iran can have only a peaceful nuclear […]

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