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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. 

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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Contact:
Bishop William Swing

Address:
1009 General Kennedy Avenue
San Francisco
CA 94129
United States

Phone:
(415) 561-2300

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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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