People’s Science Fair

Earlier this week Warheads to Windmills attended the People’s Science fair at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Hosted by Western Mass Science for the People, tablers represented a vast array of multidisciplinary projects that use STEM work in building a just future. Climate, Antimilitarism, Community Justice, Sustainability, Education sectors and more were represented at the…

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…

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…

Worcester joins ICAN Cities Appeal

PHOTO: City Hall, Worcester, Wikimedia Commons The City Council of Worcester, MA, voted on March 8 to join the global call for the elimination of all nuclear weapons. Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts, as well as the second largest in New England. It joins Boston, the largest, whose City Council passed a…