Peace Action

Founded in 1957, Peace Action, the United States' largest peace and disarmament organization with over 100,000 members and nearly 100 chapters in 34 states, works to achieve the abolition of nuclear weapons, promote government spending priorities that support human needs and encourage real security through international cooperation and human rights.

Releases by this organization

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Saturday, August 06, 2016
On 71st Anniversary of the U.S. Atomic Bombings of Japan
On the 71st Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings ( August 6th and 9th ), Paul Kawika Martin, the senior director for policy and political affairs for the United State’s largest peace organization, Peace Action, released the following statement from the official Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony...
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Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Largest Peace Organization Endorses Feingold for Senate
Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace organization, endorsed Russ Feingold for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin. “Peace Action has long taken a stand against the kind of rhetoric that drives fear, anger, and violence in our communities. I look forward to working alongside them to reduce threats to peace...
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Thursday, April 21, 2016
Largest Peace Organization Endorses Edwards for Maryland Senate
On the heels of what could be a close primary election this coming Tuesday, April 26, Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace organization, endorsed Representative Donna Edwards (MD 4) for U.S. Senate in Maryland. “We have long known Rep. Donna Edwards as a community advocate and we’re honored to...
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Largest Peace Group Endorses Sanders
For the first time in nearly 25 years, Peace Action PAC, the political action committee of Peace Action (the largest peace group in the U.S.) has endorsed a candidate for President: Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) for the Democratic primary. “Peace Action PAC is proud to endorse Senator Bernie...
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Friday, October 30, 2015
Obama Disappoints Peace Groups by Breaking Troops on the Ground Promise in Syria
Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace group, released the following statement from its spokesperson, Jon Rainwater, in response to President Obama’s decision put troops on the ground in Syria: The announcement today that the President is sending U.S. ground troops to Syria was as predictable as...
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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Nation's Largest Peace and Disarmament Organization Hails Senate Vote to Uphold Iran Peace Accord
Peace Action, the country's largest peace and disarmament organization, founded in 1957, hailed today's Senate vote to uphold the Iran nuclear agreement negotiated by the U.S. and its allies with Iran. "What a great day for those who support diplomacy as the best way to prevent the spread of...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Peace Action Statement on US Helicopter Crash at Camp Schwab in Okinawa, Japan
Hours after Paul Kawika Martin, the policy and political director of the United State’s largest peace organization, Peace Action, addressed protesters in front of Camp Schwab in Okinawa, Japan a U.S. helicopter crashed in the ocean near the base. He is available for phone, in-person or Skype...
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Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Peace Action Statement from Hiroshima-On 70th Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Japan
On the 70th Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings (August 6th and 9th), Paul Kawika Martin, the policy and political director of the United State’s largest peace organization, Peace Action, released the following statement from the official commemoration in Hiroshima. “Here in Hiroshima, on the...
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Monday, August 03, 2015
Available for Interview-On 70th Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings, Nuclear Weapons Expert in Hiroshima & Nagasaki
On the 70th Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings (August 6th and 9th), Paul Kawika Martin, the policy and political director of the Unites State’s largest peace organization, Peace Action, is available for phone, in-person or Skype (paulkawika) interviews in Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Okinawa. He...
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Thursday, May 07, 2015
Peace Action Hails 150 Reps Letter to Obama Supporting Iran Diplomacy
In reaction to the letter organized by Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and David Price (D-NC) praising the Obama administration’s diplomacy work with Iran on its nuclear program, Peace Action, the largest peace group in the U.S. released the following statement by its political...
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