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Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons CC

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12 Members

Traditions: Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Siddha Yoga

Action Area: Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation

Region: Multi-Region

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Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons is composed of dynamic voices from across the political, professional, spiritual, and geographical spectrums who have united in a single purpose: to eliminate nuclear weapons once and for all. 

The Beginning and the End are in your hands, O Creator of the Universe. And in our hands you have placed the fate of this planet. We, who are tested by having both creative and destructive power in our free will, turn to you in sober fear and in intoxicating hope. We ask for your guidance and to share in your imagination in our deliberations about the use of nuclear force. Help us to lift the fog of atomic darkness that hovers so pervasively over our Earth, Your Earth, so that soon all eyes may see life magnified by your pure light.

Bless all of us who wait today for your Presence and who dedicate ourselves to achieve your intended peace and rightful equilibrium on Earth. In the Name of all that is holy and all that is hoped. Amen. 


To learn more about the goals of this group read our important statement on the about Nuclear Disarmament, Call to Conscience: A Ban on Nuclear Weapons. You can also browse our Resources on Nuclear Disarmament

Add your voice and call for the total elimination of nuclear weapons:

Far more important than putting a man on the Moon or on Mars is the importance of keeping humans from annihilating all forms of life on Earth through a nuclear attack. This ultimate dread can happen in a matter of days, not over ages. Nuclear weapons have been created, tested, used, stored, aimed and readied for action for the supposed benefit of a few even if they pose a threat of extinction for all. Thus the existence of nuclear weapons is much more than a political strategy. At its core it is a moral, spiritual and environmental issue which urgently begs the intense attention of all the people of the world’s religions, indigenous traditions and humanist spiritualities. - The Rt. Rev. William E. Swing, member of Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons CC, and Founder and President of URI

This CC intends to be interactive throughout the world and be a force in the movement to get to zero nuclear weapons.

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Bishop William Swing

1009 General Kennedy Avenue
San Francisco
CA 94129
United States

(415) 561-2300

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August 25, 2010 3:08 PM

Thoughts on Nuclear Disarmament from Bishop Swing

65 years ago the first atomic bomb was dropped on a mostly civilian population on Hiroshima.  August 6, 1945.  Two days later, August 8, the second atomic bomb was dropped.... Read more...

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August 24, 2010 2:20 PM

August 29: International Day Against Nuclear Tests

On 29 August 1991 the President of Kazakhastan closed the nuclear test site at Semipalatinsk where 456 nuclear tests were conducted during the Cold War era. These tests devastated the landscape and... Read more...

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August 6, 2010 10:16 PM

Reflecting and Serving on Hiroshima Day

My oldest son came to me one night 16 years ago and said, “Dad, I’m going to Japan.” He was 16 years old at the time. And I said, “Oh, are you? And who’s paying for it?” He said, “The American Friends Service Committee. I’m going with a group of American teenagers and we’re going to interview survivors.” So he went, and spent the summer in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.


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August 6, 2010 7:20 PM

Six specific steps to putting an end to nuclear weapons

This detailed article is written by Sidney D. Drell, a member of the Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons. The article was published in a magazine titled Physics Today. Dr. Drell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor of theoretical physics (emeritus) at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Stanford University.


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July 26, 2010 5:43 PM

Nuclear Disarmament: a question of morals...

The following article is written by Dr. Jonathan Granoff.  He is president of the Global Security Institute and a founding member of the Voices for a  World Free of Nuclear Weapons Cooperation Circle.  He is also an attorney, author and international advocate emphasizing the legal, ethical and spiritual dimensions of human development and security, with a specific focus on advancing the rule of law to address the threats posed by nuclear weapons.  


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July 26, 2010 4:59 PM

The Vision: Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

If you live in a city which is a nuclear weapons target, if you live in a country which aims nuclear weapons at other regions, if you live in a world which would be devastated by nuclear weapons, you probably don’t have the opportunity to vote on the use of nuclear weapons.  Until now.  Now a voice vote by grassroots people is being called, and your voice will be counted.


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