Angela Canterbury, Executive Director of Council for a Livable World, signed onto a letter urging congressional Appropriations Subcommittees on Energy and Water Development to reconsider funding for wasteful nuclear weapons programs and to instead fund nonproliferation efforts.
After The New York Times published a front-page story detailing the U.S.’s trillion-dollar plans to modernize its nuclear arsenal, Council for a Livable World teamed up with leading arms control organizations in a joint press release urging the Administration to scale back these programs.
We are writing to caution against any Congressional action that would jeopardize the
diplomacy now underway between the United States, our international partners, and Iran.
The war in Iraq and looming tension with Iran are popular topics for this election season. But what about nuclear weapons issues? Nearly all of the presidential candidates have said nuclear terrorism is one of the gravest threats to national security — so what will your representatives do about it? Use this list of questions to help interject nuclear weapons-related issues into the congressional campaign trail.