Urgent: Call Congress Today to Cut Nuclear Weapons Budget!

Today the House of Representatives is considering the Energy and Water Appropriations bill where, surprisingly, much of the United States nuclear weapons programs are funded.  We expect a vote tonight or tomorrow for an amendment to cut millions of dollars to unnecessarily “modernize” the B61 nuclear warhead — the oldest nuclear bomb in the U.S. arsenal.

Call your Representative at (202) 224-3121
(they will connect you to your Rep. with your ZIP code) right now and say:

Please tell Rep. [your rep’s name] to vote for the Quigley amendment to the Energy & Water Appropriations bill to cut funding for the B61 nuclear bomb.

At a time when we should be reducing our nuclear weapon stockpile, the federal government wants to upgrade the B61 nuclear bomb at a cost of over $10 billion.  Fortunately, Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) will offer an amendment to cut funds for the B61 nuclear bomb.

With the vote on the amendment likely to occur within 24 hours,  please call the Capitol switchboard now at (202) 224-3121 and ask your Representative to cut funding for the B61 nuclear bomb.

Votes to cut wasteful spending on unneeded nuclear weapons are a rarity.  Please call now and forward this email to your friends, family and colleagues.

 

Humbly for Peace,

 

Kevin Martin
Executive Director
Peace Action

PS: Thanks for taking a brief moment to call your Representative now at (202) 224-3121 and saying, “please vote for the Quigley amendment to the Energy & Water Appropriations bill to cut funding for the B61 nuclear bomb.”  Now, forward this email along to everyone you can.

About these ads

9 Responses to Urgent: Call Congress Today to Cut Nuclear Weapons Budget!

  1. Reblogged to onenessofhumanity.wordpress.com.

    Ten billion for nuclear bomb “upgrade”! WOW.

  2. Reblogged this on THE ONENESS of HUMANITY and commented:
    $10,000,000,000 (Ten Billion Dollars) to “upgrade” B61 nuclear bomb. Wow.

  3. Stepanie says:

    I must say i valuable any net site and also a feeling.
    You may be brilliant.
    Thanks a ton to get producing doing this and then i contemplate read and learn a great deal more from you finding within the future.

    Tremendous vocation hosting your website clean up and simply
    top of the range unencumbered with nearly every trash.

    Can you currently have various options relating to my web publication keeping them free
    of junk posts?
    As well as thinking to be able to post together with very good top quality enjoy
    you’ve?
    Sad in my esl :) that it is not really the little indigne terminology, belief you’ll
    be able to perceive

  4. click here says:

    This may be a fantastic site, thank you with this. I had to help bing to get several hours to get this kind of site.

    I do not like as soon as every time My spouse
    and i the search engines pertaining to content to help
    learn My spouse and i often encounter nugatory content articles and also very much spam.

    A person in plain english you need to proper care of
    most of the junk mail together with preserve your web site clean up and also high class.

    Could you possess any tricks for my very own blog page?

  5. Katherin says:

    This is an awesome blog site, thanks a lot just for this.
    I would personally in order to yahoo and google
    regarding many hours to learn this specific
    spot.
    I actually detest as soon as everytime I search engines regarding articles and other content to check out I continually track down
    useless content articles plus a lot spam.
    People clearly get hold of therapy of most of the junk and also hold your web site pick up and excellent.
    Would you have got pointers for my personal internet site?

  6. Hey, you need better seo for your poor site. Go to our site today. Order the best service. We are Marcel Media is a full-service Interactive. We owkr with spam everyday.

  7. Kara says:

    Even a wall can affect its transmission across
    a given area. Small, medium and large business organizations look for good service providers to make their business grow properly.
    Hybrid networks integrate peer and server-based networks into an environment for pblic access.

  8. Where can I get more information on this topic? I enjoy reading anything related
    to the cleaning industry as this is an area
    in which I have worked for the past 10 years.

  9. Whyy aren’t we installing more solar power globally, this has to be the energgy source forr the future?

    The facts are there for anyone to see for anyone
    tto see, renewable energy just makes sense.

    The financial enefits can be vast for commercial operations and families alike.

    It alqays amazes me how many members of the public sttill need to be convinced
    of the cost savings that can be made bby installing renewable nergy system.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 13,486 other followers

%d bloggers like this: