On July 16th, 2008, nearly 80 Council for a Livable World and Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation supporters, staff, friends and Members of Congress gathered to celebrate the Councilâ€™s annual Father Robert F. Drinan National Peace and Human Rights Awards. This year’s honorees were actor Robert Schiff, Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. John Hall.
Three retired military leaders sent a letter to lawmakers urging them to abandon a resolution currently making its way through Congress that might lead to a blockade or the use of force against Iran.
Council for a Livable World today urged Congress and anti-war organizations to focus their attention for the remainder of the year on stopping the Bush administration from signing a long-term agreement between Iraq and the United States.
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.
Council for a Livable World today called on Congress to use the Bush administration’s pending supplemental war funding request to bring U.S. troops home.