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MoveOn members cheer nationwide marriage equality

  Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of an Ohio gay couple in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, ruling that marriage is a fundamental constitutional right, protected by the Fourteenth Amendment, that extends to same-sex as well as opposite-sex couples. Responding to the decision, Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic […]

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MoveOn statement on Gov. Haley’s remarks on Confederate flag

Statement of MoveOn.org Executive Director Anna Galland in response to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s remarks on the Confederate flag: “Gov. Haley did the right thing today by adding her voice to many who are calling for one of the nation’s most potent symbols of white supremacy to be taken down from South Carolina’s state […]

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MoveOn responds to House TPA vote

Justin Krebs, campaign director for MoveOn.org Civic Action, responded today to the House’s passage of Trade Promotion Authority (or Fast Track) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a secret trade deal that puts corporate interests over the interests of American workers: “Speaker Boehner’s do-over vote was proof of what this whole deal is really about. This isn’t […]

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MoveOn responds to Fast Track defeat

Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, responded to the House’s rejection of a trade package today that would have granted President Obama Fast Track authority for the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership: “Millions of Americans spoke out passionately—and though the fight isn’t over, we’ve just seen a real setback for ‘Fast Track’ authority on the […]

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MoveOn to Democrats: Stand Strong; Reject a Bad Budget Deal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC — MoveOn Civic Action’s Executive Director, Anna Galland, called today on Democrats in Congress to reject the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill proposed yesterday, stating: “This spending bill has been corrupted by Wall Street banks that are actively working to undermine rules that currently prevent them from […]

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