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Teach-in on the Growing Dangers of Nuclear War

October 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

Please join a Teach-In on Back from the Brink at the State House, open to legislators, their staff, and the public.   Members of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra will join us in opening the event with classical music.     Expert panel followed by Q&A.  Hosted …

Hearing on Nuclear War and the Cost of Militarism

September 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee of the State Legislature will hear five bills submitted by the Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network as part of the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda.  View the official hearing notice.  Come out on September 24 to testify for one …

Prepare to Testify for Peace!

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

As our nine peace and justice bills move through the Massachusetts Legislature, peace activists across the state should be prepared to advocate vigorously for their passage. These bills, developed by the Mass. Peace and Justice Network and sympathetic state legislators, represent an ambitious effort to …

Needham Takes a Stand for Nuclear Disarmament

June 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Peace activists Peter Metz, Linda Davis, Joe McCabe and others in Needham are celebrating an important victory! Their Town Meeting voted on Monday May 13 to endorse the “Back from the Brink” Resolution. Needham now joins a growing list of towns, cities and organizations that …

Back from the Brink

January 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Back from the Brink RESOLUTIONS RELATIVE TO THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS H.3240; S.2155 Pressures US Congress to de-alert nuclear forces, adopt a no first use doctrine, curb presidential first use, reverse nuclear weapons modernization, and engage in diplomacy towards nuclear disarmament. Back from the …

On October 23, 2018 the City of Somerville Board of Alderman passed a resolution calling to prevent nuclear war. The resolution was passed on the proposal of Christopher Spicer Hankle, and it was sponsored by Ward Five Alderman Mark Niedergang, Alderman At Large Mary Jo …