Tell the DNC: We need a climate debate

To Tom Perez and the DNC

Show us the rule prohibiting Democratic presidential candidates from participating in non-DNC-sanctioned debates

Tom Perez hasn’t shown the world any document prohibiting candidates from showing up to non-DNC-sanctioned debates. That rule is not in the documents signed by the candidates. And it’s not in the rules passed by the DNC rules committee to date. All he’s been able to provide are some press releases explaining the rule. So where is it, besides his head?

The conduct of the moderators at the June 26-27 debates shows that we need a climate debate, now more than ever.  The questions asked were buried deep in the debates, they were disgracefully framed, and they skated over the surface of the climate crisis. Climate isn’t just another single issue. It’s an overarching, complex problem affecting the economy, national security, jobs, immigration, the finance and real estate industry, the food we eat, and so much more.  We need a debate focused on climate change. And, if Tom Perez is claiming that the DNC has a rule prohibiting candidates from showing up to non-DNC-sanctioned debates, then he needs to show that the rule was approved by the DNC’s rules committee or in the memorandum of understanding signed by the candidates.

 

Petition Text: 

Show us the rule prohibiting Democratic presidential candidates from participating in non-DNC-sanctioned debates

5,408 signatures

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Abby Saks
Aurora Grabill
Peter Kahigian
Brad Snyder
Wendy V
William Moeller
Zoe Quinn
Gonzalo Glagovsky
Deborah Costas
Melinda Hebert
Debra Cameron
Lara Doornbosch
A.L. Steiner
Tara Carlton
Margel Dinino
Sharon Frank
Meagan Ricks
Rosalie Brown
Travis Dickson
elizabeth fowler
Allen Carter
James Doherty
Sam Miller
Jp Sammoury
Tim Schmitt
Linda Delaney
Amber Eby
Angela Clark
Kyle Elwood
Douglas Fenner

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  • Abby Saks
    signed 2019-07-13 19:26:01 -0700
  • Aurora Grabill
    signed 2019-07-13 10:53:46 -0700
  • Peter Kahigian
    signed 2019-07-11 23:04:25 -0700
  • Brad Snyder
    signed 2019-07-11 21:54:02 -0700
    As a Science Teacher/Environmental Educator, a STEM/Engineering Professional, and an Environmental Advocate, I wholeheartedly encourage you to have a debate on Environmental issues including Climate change, which is the number one issue facing the world today!!

    All citizens need to understand climate change so we must give this issue the time and respect it deserves!!
  • Wendy V
    signed 2019-07-11 21:47:27 -0700
  • William Moeller
    signed via 2019-07-11 12:05:24 -0700
  • Zoe Quinn
    signed 2019-07-11 10:47:42 -0700
  • Gonzalo Glagovsky
    signed 2019-07-11 08:34:29 -0700
  • Deborah Costas
    signed 2019-07-11 08:13:31 -0700
  • Melinda Hebert
    signed 2019-07-10 23:04:32 -0700
  • Debra Cameron
    signed 2019-07-10 23:03:18 -0700
  • Lara Doornbosch
    signed 2019-07-10 21:22:53 -0700
  • A.L. Steiner
    signed 2019-07-10 13:19:35 -0700
  • Tara Carlton
    signed 2019-07-10 12:42:23 -0700
  • Margel Dinino
    signed 2019-07-10 10:43:31 -0700
    Margel Dinino

    Keep focused on Green Issues!!
  • Sharon Frank
    signed 2019-07-09 21:46:47 -0700
  • Meagan Ricks
    signed 2019-07-09 19:51:43 -0700
  • Rosalie Brown
    signed 2019-07-09 17:08:36 -0700
  • Travis Dickson
    signed 2019-07-09 16:15:09 -0700
  • elizabeth fowler
    signed 2019-07-09 14:11:34 -0700
  • Allen Carter
    signed 2019-07-09 13:31:45 -0700
  • James Doherty
    signed via 2019-07-09 13:27:17 -0700
  • Sam Miller
    signed 2019-07-09 12:35:39 -0700
  • Jp Sammoury
    signed 2019-07-09 12:03:04 -0700
    JP Sammoury
  • Tim Schmitt
    signed 2019-07-09 11:33:36 -0700
    Tim Schmitt
  • Linda Delaney
    signed 2019-07-09 08:48:08 -0700
  • Amber Eby
    signed 2019-07-09 06:44:16 -0700
  • Angela Clark
    signed 2019-07-09 06:42:18 -0700
  • Kyle Elwood
    signed 2019-07-09 03:57:36 -0700
  • Douglas Fenner
    signed 2019-07-09 01:52:51 -0700