https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyT38ZPtgiU Peace and non-violence advocates from Colorado Springs witnessed to the connection between the Pentagon and Space research and development at the 35th Space Symposium held at the Broadmoor Hotel. The Pentagon and its now proposed new military wing (US Space Command to be separate from its current location within the Air Force) uses … [Read more...] about Space Symposium #35 at the Broadmoor Confronted
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The Congressional Budget Office predicts the costs of designing, producing, deploying and maintaining for 30 years the nuclear weapons and support systems currently sought by the Department of Defense as $1.2Trillion in 2017 dollars. At the current rate of inflation this will entail public expenditures of at least $1.7 Trillion, not to include cost overruns --always to be … [Read more...] about Nuclear Weapons in the Budget: Costly and Dangerous
Rep. Adam Smith (d-WA-9) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have introduced a bill to Establish the Policy of No First Use of Nuclear Weapons. In the House the bill is H>R. 921 and in the Senate it is S.272. No Colorado Representative or Senator has co-sponsored as yet. The text of this bill reads in toto, "It is the policy of the United States to not use nuclear … [Read more...] about ACT — NO First Use of Nuclear Weapons
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA-33) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) have introduced Restricting First Us of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2019 in the House and Senate. This legislation would prohibit the President from launching a first-use of nuclear weapons without an expressed declaration of war by the Congress. The bill retains the same numbers as last year --H.R. 669 in the House and S.200 … [Read more...] about More action needed
The Colorado Coalition notes the passing of Ann White who was an active member of The Colorado Coalition for decades. Ann was among the demonstrators at the Rocky flats Nuclear Weapons Facility in the 1990's. Both she and her recently deceased husband, Denver architect Ed White were long time members of the Coalition Board of Directors. She served on the committee, … [Read more...] about Ann White — Artist, Board Member of Colorado Coalition passes