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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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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Monday, April 13, 2015
Iran Deal Good for Israel
Washington, DC — April 13, 2015 — In response to the meetings President Obama will have with Jewish leaders today where the Iran framework reached by the United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, and France, plus Germany (P5 + 1) and Iran will be on the agenda, Paul Kawika Martin the political...
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Thursday, April 02, 2015
Nuclear Weapons Group Praises Historic Iran Agreement
The United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, and France, plus Germany (P5 + 1) and Iran reached an historic framework agreement regarding Iran’s nuclear program in Switzerland today. The “Common Understanding On Principles” claims to take steps that will keep Iran from producing a nuclear...
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Monday, November 24, 2014
Largest Peace Group Supports Extending Iran Negotiations
In response to various sources citing that the P5 + 1 (the United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, and France, plus Germany) and Iran will extend their negotiations over Iran's nuclear program beyond today's deadline until July, Peace Action, the largest peace group in the U.S., released the...
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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Peace Action Responds to Obama’s ISIS Plan
In response to President Obama’s speech on dealing with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Peace Action, the largest peace group in the U.S. made the following statements: “We agree with the president that there is no military solution to the problems posed by ISIS. And yet his proposed...
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Friday, August 08, 2014
Iraq: Drop Humanitarian Aid not Bombs
In response to President Obama’s announcement that he approved the possibility of air strikes in Iraq, Peace Action, the largest peace group in the U.S. reaffirmed its continued opposition to military intervention in Iraq. “This gut-wrenching situation in Iraq does not justify the U.S. escalation...
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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Americans Want to End Afghanistan War
Despite polling that Americans think that the Afghanistan War was a mistake and is definitely not worth fighting, the Obama administration is poised to announce its plans to leave 9,800 troops and an unknown amount of contractors in the country after the end of this year.
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