Decades after the end of the cold war, the drive to build nuclear weapons by some governments continues, energized in no small part by the policies of the U.S. government. The awful power of nuclear weapons indiscriminately threatens all people.
This program provides lifesaving benefits to Americans who, since 1945, have suffered directly from the expansion of the U.S nuclear weapons industry.
We must fulfill our commitment to the downwinders, uranium workers, and atomic veterans whose health was sacrificed decades ago for our government’s nuclear weapons program.
With the danger of a nuclear arms race and nuclear war rising, President Biden, backed by Congress, must reestablish nuclear disarmament diplomacy and reinforce de-escalation efforts.
There are cheaper and more effective ways to address the real security challenges America faces without escalating nuclear risks.
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