Monday, January 29, 2018

Sign the petition re: State of the Union speech

Will you sign and share the petition demanding that CNN and other networks air a response from the Resistance after Trump's State of the Union speech?

Dear fellow MoveOn member,

As a powerful force for political and social change in America, the Resistance deserves to have a prominent platform to respond to Donald Trump's State of the Union speech next week.

The Resistance—led mainly by women—is a movement of citizen activists opposing the harmful policies of the Trump administration and its Republican accomplices in Congress. Women who have never engaged deeply with the political process before have been driven to take action. They're starting new advocacy and candidate training organizations, and they're running for office in record numbers.1

Tell CNN and other news networks to air a response from the Resistance after Trump's State of the Union speech on January 30.

The Resistance is not slowing down; millions of women and caring allies marched the day after Trump's inauguration in 2017, and people marched in record numbers again this month, around the country.

Tell CNN and other networks to air a State of the Union response from the Resistance.

Movement leaders who have been working in the fights for racial justice, immigration justice, voting rights, LGBTQIA rights, health care, economic justice, and more, are ready to respond.

Activists, organizing on a scale never seen before in the history of our nation, are working to change America at the grassroots level, and they should have an opportunity to respond to Trump's speech. During the Obama presidency, cable news broadcast a Tea Party rebuttal separate from the Republican rebuttal after his State of the Union speech. The Resistance is broader than the Tea Party ever was—and the Resistance has a different message than the Democratic Party; it deserves its own televised response.

Click here to add your name to this petition, and then pass it along to all of your friends and family who go with you to rallies, marches, local organizing meetings, and town halls, or otherwise inspire you to resist!


–Shannon Watts


1. "A Year Ago, They Marched. Now a Record Number of Women Are Running for Office," TIME, January 18, 2018

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