continued possession, further development, and manufacture of nuclear
weapons by the United States undermines the ethical basis of our
society, breaks treaties our nation has signed, wastes our nation's
wealth, and permanently contaminates our environment, while providing
no real contribution to U.S. national security.
fact, implicit and explicit nuclear threats by the U.S. undermine
global efforts to halt proliferation of not just nuclear weapons,
but all weapons of mass destruction. Neither can our nuclear facilities
ever be made fully secure from accident, internal sabotage, theft,
We demand quite different priorities: affordable health care for
everyone, better education, renewable energy, and economic opportunity
for those who have none. We call for investment in our people and
families, in our economy and environment, instead of in preparation
for nuclear war.