Letter to the Editor: Eliminate Nuclear Danger

Judy Reynolds, one of the members of the Davis Committee Against Nuclear Weapons had the above titled letter published in the Davis Enterprise last week. You can read the complete letter here.An excerpt: “Let us help eliminate the nuclear war danger and support ICAN’s plea to join the TPNW without delay by writing to President …

Davis Committee Against Nuclear Weapons Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of the UN Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons

Jan. 22 of this year is the first anniversary of the day that the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entered into force. This treaty was adopted on July 7, 2017, after two rounds of negotiations at a conference of the United Nations General Assembly, and entered into force on January …

Davis Committee Thanks Rep. Garamendi for Working to Reduce U.S. Nuclear Stockpile

The upcoming Nuclear Posture Review is an opportunity for the Biden administration to reduce the military role of U.S. nuclear weapons. We want to thank our congressman, John Garamendi, for recently organizing a letter from congressional leaders to the president asking that he actively guide the formation of the NPR: “Your Administration’s NPR is a …

Letter to the Editor, Davis Enterprise: Thank you, City Council

At its May 19, 2020 meeting, our City Council unanimously passed a resolution supporting the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear weapons, renouncing the option of using nuclear weapons first, and urging agreements among nuclear-armed states to eliminate their nuclear arsenals. They have thereby joined the California State Legislature, the City of Los …

City of Davis Resolution in Support of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

RESOLUTION NO. 20-055, SERIES 2020RESOLUTION OF THE DAVIS CITY COUNCIL TO SUPPORT U.S. RATIFICATIONOF THE U.N. TREATY ON THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS,RENOUNCE THE FIRST USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS BY THE U.S. AND PURSUEAN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE U.S. AND NUCLEAR-ARMED GOVERNMENTS WHEREAS, the use and detonation of nuclear weapons would have catastrophic planetaryenvironmental, human health …

Keep working for nuclear-free future

(This originally ran in the August 4, 2019 Print Edition of the Davis Enterprise) Hiroshima and Nagasaki — together, these two cities bring to mind the damage done to them by the United States’ use of atomic bombs on Aug. 6 and 9, 1945, over 70 years ago. The bombs devastated both cities, leaving behind the immediate …

Hiroshima Day Remembrance – The Day After Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hiroshima Day Remembrance: Showing THE DAY AFTER, a film about a fictional nuclear attack on the US As a remembrance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, the first and only use of nuclear weapons in wartime, and in memory of those victims of unrestrained nuclear testing in many parts of the globe, …

Chain Reaction: A New Moment – Ploughshares Fund 2019

Members of DAVIS CAN participated in the Ploughshares Fund’s annual event entitled “Chain Reaction: A New Moment” on June 10, 2019 in San Francisco.  The event was an evening of conversation and inspiring presentations on reshaping the national debate on nuclear strategy. Ploughshares has been working since 1982 to support efforts to reduce and eliminate …

BAN THE BOMB: A Plan Forward

Nuclear weapons in the arsenals of the major combatants were at the center of the Cold War and are moving to the center of the new world political/military dynamic.  These weapons are uniquely evil because their enormous indiscriminate destructive force, and long-lived environmental and human damage, obliterates the distinction between soldier and civilian, innocent bystander …

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