On June 24, a broad and bi-partisan coalition sent a letter to the Senate calling on them to oppose a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 that provides $750 billion for Pentagon spending.
FCNL and a coalition of NGOs sent a letter to Sen. Jack Reed (RI), ranking member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, asking him to deny funding for and bar deployment of the new W76-2 "low-yield" nuclear warhead.
On April 26, FCNL and partner organizations sent letters to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) calling on them to co-sponsor H.R. 921 and S.272, which would make it U.S. policy to not use nuclear weapons first.
With a flash of light in 1945, American scientists brought nuclear weapons into the world.
The faith of Quakers is grounded in the belief that there is that of God in every person. The awful power of nuclear weapons indiscriminately threatens all people.
On Monday, March 4, FCNL Executive Secretary Diane Randall joined Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), in front of a packed Quaker Welcome Center and Facebook Live audience for a conversation about ICAN’s campaign to transform the global conversation about eliminating all nuclear weapons.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un walked away from their Hanoi summit without a deal. Both sides now must make sure this missed opportunity does not set off a new downward spiral in U.S.-North Korea relations.
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