“This invoice will save lives. For that alone, it’s price celebrating. For as soon as, Congress is providing greater than ‘ideas and prayers.’ Let’s be clear: That is probably the most significant motion on gun violence that has been enacted by Congress in 20 years. This invoice is a big step ahead. However it is also only the start of what our nation wants to noticeably deal with the tragic gun violence disaster.
“As we noticed with the ruling by the Supreme Court docket yesterday, probably the most excessive components of the Republican Celebration wish to proceed to flood our streets, our colleges, our grocery shops, and our locations of worship with extra weapons and fewer protections. It’s outrageous, shameful, and harmful. And it reveals we nonetheless have our work reduce out for us.
“Tens of millions of MoveOn members have signed petitions, made calls, rallied within the streets, and have made their voices heard for years in help of gun security measures. They are going to proceed to press for an assault-weapons ban and an expanded Supreme Court docket that may restore stability, break the right-wing stranglehold, and guarantee states have the ability to assist preserve their residents secure. We’ll proceed to mobilize our members to help candidates who prioritize the well being and well-being of People over the gun foyer and extremist Republicans.”
MoveOn is a people-powered power for progress. MoveOn mobilizes the left to elect Democrats and enact progressive change. We’re the house base for tens of millions of members who refuse to simply accept the established order and are moved to take motion. For greater than a era, MoveOn has been a bulwark towards the unconventional proper, channeling our voices to finish wars, defend democracy, and advance justice for all.