Legislation

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 …

Sixty peace activists came together in Worcester May 11 for the first Massachusetts / New England Peace Organizing Conference, organized by the Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network.  The Boston metro and Pioneer Valley activist hubs were well represented, and organizers also joined us from Southeast, …

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 …

The Massachusetts Korea Peace Campaign, a newly formed alliance of Korean-Americans and peace activists, delivered letters Feb. 20-27 to Massachusetts members of Congress calling on them to support South Korea’s efforts to reach a peace agreement with North Korea. Sign the letter today!  We will …

RaiseUp Massachusetts Legislative Announcement

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Since our founding, Raise Up Massachusetts has been on the front lines of legislation for working families and has fought to build an economy that works for everyone. That’s why we want you to join us for a major legislative announcement on Tuesday, November 29th. …

34 prominent Massachusetts leaders called on Sen. Markey today to reject S.615, the bill proposed by Sen. Corker that would require Congressional approval of a nuclear deal with Iran before the deal was completed.   The signers included professors of physics, nuclear engineering, international affairs, …

Statement on the Military Bond Bill

January 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action opposes the “Military Bond Bill”, also known as “An Act Encouraging the Improvement, Expansion and Development of Military Installations in the Commonwealth”, H.3736, which was passed by the House of Representatives on November 13, 2013. We urge that this legislation not be …