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ACTION ALERT: Call Your Senators Now! Diplomacy, Not War on the Korean Peninsula

Amidst speculation about a potentially imminent nuclear weapon or missile test by North Korea, tensions on the Korean peninsula are rising to the highest level in decades, as US and North Korean officials posit threats and counter-threats of pre-emptive military strikes. Even hawkish former Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta has warned: “We have the potential […]

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Defund War! Join Global Days of Action on Military Spending in Your Community, April 18-28

This week peace activists around the planet are participating in events to protest the military budgets that wreak destruction and rob human needs programs. Join the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS), April 18-28, in your community. We must act boldly to help our neighbors recognize how badly the world is overarmed and […]

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VIDEO: UFPJ Co-Convener Jackie Cabasso Addresses the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Conference

Last week, United for Peace and Justice had an active presence at the historic United Nations conference to negotiate a legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. The conference was mandated by a UN General Assembly resolution adopted in December of last year, to hold “a United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit […]

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Tell Your Senators: “Reject Neil Gorsuch – Complicit in Torture”

While Neil Gorsuch has remained evasive about his legal rulings and views during his Senate confirmation hearings, peace and justice advocates have one crucial reason to work for his rejection as a Supreme Court justice. Mr. Gorsuch, who was principal deputy to the associate attorney general under former President George W. Bush, from June 2005 […]

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Stop Trump from Starting Nuclear War- Sign the Movement-wide Petition!

In the last few months, the peace and justice movement has united and effectively fought back against racism, islamophobia, and militarism. We’re listening and responding to the people and one thing is clear: Americans don’t want Donald Trump to have supreme authority to launch a nuclear strike! Right now, Trump has the power to start […]

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Your Support for the Treaty of Tlatelolco Nuclear Free Zone Delivered to Latin American Leaders in Mexico City

Message Delivered to Foreign Ministers of the Latin American and Caribbean States assembled February 14, 2017 in Mexico City On Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2017, Foreign Ministers and high representatives of the 33 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean met in Mexico City to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Tlatelolco. This historic […]

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Sign to Support the Treaty of Tlatelolco, Nuclear Free Zone!

Just yesterday, UFPJ’s co-convener Jackie Cabasso traveled to Mexico City on a mission for peace and to further the cause of nuclear abolition. She is joining with representatives from around the globe and the Foreign Ministers of the Latin American and Caribbean States to celebrate the 1967 Treaty of Tlatelolco. If you don’t know about […]

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Standing Up to Nuclear Threats is Our Job

Last week, the majority of the world’s nations voted in the UN General Assembly to conduct negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons, an historic development. Nuclear-armed nations: the U.S., Russia, Britain and France vociferously opposed the resolution, and all indications are that the nuclear weapon states will not participate in the […]

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URGENT ACTION: Send a Letter to Congress to Halt Saudi Weapons Deal

The Peace Movement has a rare opportunity to get Congress to halt weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, which is a human rights violator and is committing deadly war crimes in Yemen with the support of the U.S. The Obama Administration has recently blocked the sale of cluster bombs to the Saudi Kingdom, but the State Dept. has permitted the […]

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The Imperative of Nuclear Disarmament & New Priorities in an Increasingly Dangerous World

The following call was recorded on July 20, 2016. Our presenters were: Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director, Western States Legal Foundation; North American Coordinator, Mayors for Peace; Abolition 2000 “founding mother”, and National Co-convener, United for Peace and Justice. Dr. Joseph Gerson, Director of Programs for the American Friends Service Committee’s Northeast Region and Director of […]

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