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Tag: Syria

Tell Congress: More Funding for Syrian Refugees

Help War RefugeesNearly 60 million people worldwide have been driven from their homes by war and persecution. Half of the displaced are children. For once, instead of spending billions on war, we can use our resources to provide humanitarian relief and save lives. Call Congress and demand they do more by supporting the Graham-Leahy bill […]

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MoveOn urges Obama administration to increase the number of Syrian refugees to at least 100,000 by end of 2015

Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, had the following statement in response to President Obama’s directive for the United States to welcome at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next fiscal year: “Today, President Obama has set far too low a goal for Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States. While we appreciate […]

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‘Tell Us How This Ends,’ reads MoveOn’s full-page POLITICO ad on proposed ISIS strategy

Few, if any, decisions a nation makes are as consequential as the decision to go to war. That’s why, over the last few days, MoveOn members have submitted and ranked thousands of questions that must be asked, debated, and answered by Congress before the United States even considers committing to another open-ended war in the […]

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Possible Military Action in Iraq and Syria: What questions must be answered before America goes to war?

Statement of Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, in response to President Obama’s speech to the nation: Few if any decisions a country makes are as consequential as the decision to go to war. Such a decision must not be taken lightly, or made in haste. We remember well the lives lost and damage […]

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