Nuclear Disarmament

US Conference of Mayors take stands on Nuclear Disarmament and Climate Change

US Conference of Mayors take stands on Nuclear Disarmament and Climate Change

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the non-partisan association of America’s big cities, on June 23, 2014 unanimously adopted a sweeping new resolution Calling for Constructive Good Faith U.S. Participation in International Nuclear Disarmament Forums at its 82nd annual meeting in Dallas, Texas. According to USCM President Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento, California, “These resolutions, […]

Hiroshima, 69 Years Later

Sixty-nine years ago this Tuesday, the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, killing 80-140 thousand people immediately. Three days later on August 9th, a second U.S. nuclear bomb was dropped over Nagasaki. From that week to the present moment the world has been held hostage to the insane threat and potential annihilation by these […]

August Meeting:  Nuclear Zero Lawsuits Update

August Meeting: Nuclear Zero Lawsuits Update

Dr. Dodge will update us on the Nuclear Zero Lawsuits Sunday,  August 3,  2014 3:00 to 5:00 pm Topping Room, E.P. Foster Library Historic lawsuits were filed on April 24 against the U.S. and the 8 other Nuclear Weapons States of the world to meet their treaty obligations to disarm.  The Republic of the Marshall […]

Vigil for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

Our world changed forever August 6, 1945, the day that the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, followed by Nagasaki on August 9. The repercussions and lessons of these bombings at the end of World War II, which resulted in the deaths of more than 200,000 people in the months that followed, are […]

David vs. Goliath: The Nuclear Zero Lawsuits

Historic lawsuits were filed on April 24 against the U.S. and the 8 other Nuclear Weapons States (NWS) of the world to meet their treaty obligations to disarm by the tiny island nation Republic of the Marshall Islands. Since 1970, the Nuclear Non‐Proliferation Treaty (NPT) has obligated nations to negotiate in good faith for complete […]

August Meeting:  Nuclear Weapons Abolition Update

August Meeting: Nuclear Weapons Abolition Update

      Dr. Dodge will inform us about current efforts to abolish nuclear weapons. Sunday, August 4, 2013 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. E.P. Foster Library Topping Room Join Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions in a vigil on Friday, August 9, in remembrance of the use of nuclear weapons against the city of Nagasaki and the […]

Nuclear Weapons Abolition Week July 6 – 13

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is organizing a global week of action to raise awareness of the unacceptable harm caused by nuclear weapons and the urgent need for a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Participation in Nuclear Abolition Week is open to anyone.  You can participate by signing the petition.   Arguments for […]

Sadako Peace Day 2013

Sadako Peace Day Is August 6 The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’s 19th Annual Sadako Peace Day will take place on Tuesday, August 6 at 6:00 p.m. at La Casa de Maria Retreat Center in Montecito, California. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Bob Dodge, a NAPF Board member and founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions. […]

April 15, Tax Day, Budget Priorities and the Cost of Nuclear Weapons

April 15, Tax Day, Budget Priorities and the Cost of Nuclear Weapons

Sign the petition and join Global Zero in calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons. As April 15, Tax Day, approaches, you can calculate the costs of nuclear weapons to you and your community. Read Dr. Dodge’s current piece in Common Dreams: The Promise of Prague, Self-Assured Destruction and Taxes.