Category: Accomplishments

Your meeting at the White House

Thanks to you, the White House got a clear message about the need to rid the world of nuclear weapons. On May 7, 2012, members of the Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Free World coordinating committee presented our petition with 50,000 signatures that you helped collect to Ben […]

Piling on the Super Committee

The frenzy to influence the super committee and their deficit reduction proposal is in full swing. Kicking it off with a bang, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) held a press conference yesterday to present the letter he wrote to the 12 members of the super committee: “Freeze the Nukes, […]

One good thing in the budget

Last night Congress voted to pass the final budget for 2011, and while there is a lot we are not happy about, there is one success to celebrate. Nuclear nonproliferation efforts were given an increase of $190 million over last year’s funding. These important programs that clean up […]

President Barack Obama signs the instrument of ratification of the New START Treaty in the Oval Office

You made it happen

It turns out we’ve got something extra to celebrate this holiday season. And I want you to know how important you were in ratifying the first major disarmament treaty in decades, because this is a story that begins and ends with you. It’s people like you who’ve known […]

A Rare Victory In Congress

Hold on to your seat. Yesterday, in the midst of the most vicious and partisan political season in ages, we moved the first disarmament treaty in decades another major step towards ratification. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 14 – 4 to approve sending the New Strategic Arms […]