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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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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Monday, January 13, 2014
Rally to Give Diplomacy With Iran a Chance
As a Senate bill sponsored by Sen. Robert Menendez and co-sponsored by Sen. Cory Booker is being promoted in the US Senate, threatening to undermine the promising diplomacy on the Iran nuclear issue, there will be a Rally to Give Diplomacy (with Iran) a Chance from 4:30-5:30 PM on Thursday, January 16 in the Plaza adjacent to Gateway One (across from Penn Station) in Newark, where the NJ state offices for Senators Menendez and Booker are located.
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Peace Action Urges Quicker Nuclear Disarmament
President Obama gave a speech today in Berlin urging negotiations with Russia to reduce deployed strategic nuclear weapons by up to one-third further than required in the New START treaty.
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
As Iraq War Nearly Ends, So Should Afghanistan War
President Obama’s announcement today at Fort Bragg that the Iraq War is ending has been long-awaited by Americans and the peace movement.
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Thursday, May 26, 2011
Congress Signals Afghanistan Exit
The House of Representatives voted today on various amendments to the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act that gave the strongest signal yet that Representatives want an end to the Afghanistan war.
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