MA Day of Action

We are having a day of action in Boston on May 22nd, mobilizing students and activists around Massachusetts to lobby the legislature. It is now down to the leadership in the House and Senate to decide whether these bills will get voted on before the end of this legislative session. Please Join us! Climate Change…

Success in MA and Next Steps!

On Friday, March 15th, H.738 was reported favorably out of the Joint Committee on Emergency Preparedness and Management! H.738 is the house version of the Nuclear Weapons and Climate Commission Bill. This news came directly after activists held a busy day of advocacy at the State House with members of the committee and an organized…

Students at the State House!

On Wednesday, March 6th, students and activists with the Massachusetts Warheads to Windmills coalition had a very successful day of meetings advocating for the creation of the MA Nuclear Weapons and Climate Citizens Commission. The students, high school and college, met with members of the Joint Committee on Emergency Preparedness and Management, where H.738 sits…

New Warheads to Windmills report

A graphical, easy to read summary of the 2023 Warheads to Windmills: Preventing Climate Catastrophe and Nuclear War report is out now! You can read and download it for free here and order multiple copies of the color printed version (US letter size booklet) here. To join in the discussion about addressing these twin existential…

Norton Bill 2023 now out!

April 20, 2023, Washington, DC: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the Nuclear Weapons Abolition and Conversion Act of 2023. Norton has introduced a version of the bill in every session of Congress since 1994. This version would encourage the United States to sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons…

MA State Lobby Day

Boston, MA — Citizens from across the Commonwealth are visiting the State House July 14 to urge legislators to vote in favor of S.1555 (Senate)/H.3688 (House). This bill would create a Citizens’ Commission to investigate the existential threat posed by nuclear weapons to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to explore what should be done about it. The bill was…

Final push for MA State Bill!

BOSTON: Thursday, July 14th, 2022: 11am – 3pm H.3688/S.1555 is a bill that would establish a Citizens Commission to investigate the threat posed by nuclear weapons to the citizens of Massachusetts. It failed to make it out of committee in 2019-20, but finally made it out successfully in May of this year. The MA legislature…

MA Nuclear Bill Makes it Out of Committee

Two identical bills calling for the establishment of a Citizens’ Commission to look into the threat posed by nuclear weapons to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (H.3688 and S.1555) were successfully voted out of committee on May 4th, after intense lobbying by peace campaigners across Massachusetts. The bills now sit with the House and Senate Ways…