Posts Categorized: Nuclear Weapons

Cities Are Not Targets

  D.J. Tephabock of the Presbytery of West Virginia signs the Cities Are Not Targets petition during a tour of the United Nations. The United Nations has worked to eliminate nuclear weapons since it came into existence. One of the exhibits on the tour of the UN building focuses on this aspect of the UN’s… Read more »

Let the Bells of Peace Ring!

If you are in New York City on Friday, August 5, you are invited to participate in events remembering the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and working for a world free of nuclear weapons: An interfaith service of remembrance at will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Church Center for the United Nations… Read more »

Obama signs START

From Reuters: President Barack Obama has signed documents on Wednesday ratifying the New START nuclear arms treaty with Russia, an imprortant step in reducing the nuclear threat. Under the treaty, Russia and the United States must reduce their deployed strategic…

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New START Treaty to enter into effect

The lower and upper houses of the Russian parliament have ratified the New START Treaty which had already been ratified by the United States Senate. The new Russia-US nuclear disarmament treaty will enter into force on February 5 during an…

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START approved by Senate

By a 71-26 vote, the Senate ratified the START treaty today. This treaty will lead to a reduction in the number of nuclear weapons held by Russia and the United States. Thanks to all who engaged in advocacy on this…

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Bringing START to a finish

Reports indicate that the Senate will vote tomorrow (Wednesday, December 22, 2010) on the new START treaty that would reduce the number of nuclear weapons held by Russia and the United States. It would also reestablish on-site inspections to monitor…

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It’s time to START

Sen. Brown (OH) has announced on behalf of Majority Leader Reid that the Senate will begin floor action on the START treaty tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2:15 pm. Please contact your senators and ask them to vote to ratify START. Here’s…

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Advent Devotion – December 6, 2010

Scripture – Luke 21:20–28 and 1 Thessalonians 5:1–11 Luke paints a picture of the Son of Man returning in the midst of disturbances that are military, ecological, and astrological. This scene is in tension with the epistle lesson comparing the…

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Urge Senate to support START

Take five minutes to help get the new START treaty ratified. Contact your Senators! The Presbyterian Office of Public Witness writes: Our political leaders have put listening to the American people at the top of their agenda for the next…

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