Groups Call on Biden to Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

Sunday, January 22, 2023, Washington, DC: A letter* delivered today to President Biden and signed by over 100 national, state and local organizations calls on the President to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW or “Nuclear Ban Treaty”). The Nuclear Ban Treaty prohibits everything to do with nuclear weapons. It entered…

Rep. Jones Co-Sponsors Nuclear Abolition Bill

PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons Washington, DC: On Friday, June 3, U.S. Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY-17) co-sponsored the Norton Bill, making him the seventeenth Congressional leader in support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This bill would abolish everything to do with nuclear weapons and use the saved money to fight the climate crisis…

Rep. Grijalva re-joins the Norton Bill

PHOTO: Gage Skidmore, Wikimedia Commons Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ 3rd District) has added his name to the list of co-sponsors to the Norton Bill, H.R.2850. He had co-sponsored previous version of the Norton Bill, but not the current one which calls on the US to sign and ratify the Treaty on…

AOC joins nuclear abolition bill

PHOTO: Franmarie Metzler; U.S. House Office of Photography, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons Washington, DC: U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY14) has joined a list of co-sponsors of a bill that would abolish all nuclear weapons and use the money to address climate change and other pressing social needs. The Nuclear Weapons Abolition and Economic and…

Jayapal joins call for nuclear abolition

PHOTO: Joe Mabel Washington, DC: U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-7) has added her name to the list of co-sponsors of a bill that would abolish all nuclear weapons and use the money to address climate change and other pressing social needs. Jayapal is the current chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and has been a…