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Letter Letter Opposing Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility  

Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX). was designed to convert weapons-grade plutonium into mixed-oxide fuel for U.S. commercial nuclear reactors as part of a diplomatic deal with Russia. However, the program has been immensely expensive and wasteful. This is a letter asking for the termination of the program entirely, as was requested by President Trump’s FY18 budget.

Letter B-21 talking points  

The Defense Department is developing the nuclear capable B-21 “Raider” and working to procure at least 100 new bombers that would begin to enter service in the mid- to late-2020s. Each plane is estimated to cost more than $500 million dollars, but we may not know the total cost because right now Congress may make the price tag a secret. This letter urges Sen. McCain to improve transparency in the cost of the B-21 bomber.

Letter Letter to Congress opposing increases in defense spending 

Today the United States is spending as much on our military as we were at the peak of the Cold War, the Vietnam war, and even World War II, even after accounting for inflation. Nevertheless there is an effort to increase the Pentagon Budget by more that $50 billion dollars. This is a letter to Congress asking members to oppose any increase to Pentagon spending.

Background Why the Paris Decision Matters, No Matter What Issue You Care About  

On June 1, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United Stated from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Paris Agreement.

Update The Trump Budget Would Wildly Inflate Already-Oversized Pentagon Spending 

Make no mistake: this is a war budget, for today and for years to come. It would fund more of everything and anything the Pentagon wants, but it would slash the basic support many struggling Americans need.

FCNL in the News How Do We Tell Time in Hard Times? 

"Despair is not a long-term strategy." A Warren Wilson College professor reflects on a conversation with her former student and FCNL Program Assistant, Jamie DeMarco. How can we learn from the example of lobbyists like David Culp who persistently lobbied over the course of decades for a better world? Can we balance that with necessary short term change?

Update Taking it Home 

Witnessing the UN discuss a nuclear weapons ban

Lobbying in Washington for nuclear disarmament has not been easy of late. It is sincerely an emotional challenge to face day after day the growing threat of a new nuclear build up (or worse).

Action Alert Stop New Nuclear Warheads 

Support Senator Markey's legislation to limit funding for an unnecessary, destabilizing nuclear cruise missile.

Statement Congressman Blumenauer Memorializes David Culp 

Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR) entered this statement into the record honoring the life and work of David Culp, who advocated for nuclear disarmament as an FCNL lobbyist for nearly two decades.

Statement Keep Trump's Finger off the Button 

Support for the "Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act"

New legislation would require President Trump to get approval from Congress before starting a nuclear war.

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