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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Thursday, September 06, 2018
Peace Action Supports Use of War Powers Act to stop Yemen Catastrophe
In response to the announcement by several House members of Congress to use the War Powers Resolution in an attempt to force a vote on the Saudi/UAE-led war on Yemen, Paul Kawika Martin, Peace Action’s Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs, released the following statement: “The U.S...
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Monday, August 27, 2018
Peace Action Endorses Rep. Paul Tonko for Congress
Peace Action has announced its endorsement of Rep. Paul Tonko for Congress in New York’s 20th Congressional District. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security...
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Friday, August 24, 2018
North Korea Impasse Requires Sustained Diplomacy, Not On-Again Off-Again Talks
In response to President Trump’s decision to cancel Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s planned trip to North Korea, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at Peace Action, released the following statement: “This looks like a response to criticism President Trump has...
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Peace Action Endorses Kara Eastman for Congress: “She Understands the Need for a Paradigm Shift in our Nation’s Foreign Policy.”
Peace Action has announced their endorsement of Kara Eastman for Congress in Nebraska’s Second Congressional District. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security...
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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Peace Action Available for Interview: On 73rd Anniversary of the U.S. Atomic Bombings, Organizers for Nuclear Disarmament in Hiroshima & Nagasaki
With President Trump’s dangerous statements and policies regarding nuclear weapons, and heightened tensions with North Korea and Iran regarding nuclear weapons issues, commemorating the 73rd anniversaries of the U.S. Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Monday, August 6th , and Thursday...
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Peace Action Applauds the Congressional Progressive Caucus’ People’s Budget
From a press conference on Capitol Hill for the Congressional Progressive Caucus’ unveiling of the People’s Budget, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at Peace Action, released the following statement: “Once again, the chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus...
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Trump Is Tweeting Threats of War at Another Head of State, Again
In response to president Trump threatening Iran with “consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before,” in all caps on Twitter, Jon Rainwater, Executive Director of Peace Action, released the following statement: “In a single day the Trump administration has firmly...
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Thursday, July 12, 2018
Trump’s Iran Policy Invites Escalation, and That’s the Point
In response to President Trump’s statement at a NATO press conference that “there might be an escalation between us and the Iranians,” Jon Rainwater, Executive Director of Peace Action, released the following statement: “Trump’s cavalier attitude about escalation with Iran is steadily increasing...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Korea Peace Network Leaders Cheer Progress at Singapore Summit
On the news of a successful first meeting between sitting leaders of the U.S. and North Korea at the summit in Singapore, with a statement in which the countries agreed to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and security guarantees for North Korea, leaders of the Korea Peace Network,...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Trump’s Ego Deals a Blow to Korean Peace Process
President Trump cancelled the planned June 12 summit meeting with Kim Jong-un today in a letter to the North Korean leader. Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action, slammed the president and his administration for undermining the critical peace process. "I can only channel the immortal Casey...
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