A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest
The B61 nuclear bomb refurbishment is a $12 billion project to upgrade an old nuclear bomb. Check out this webpage to learn more about the refurbishment and what you can do.
Arms Control Confirmation
Rose Gottemoeller will be one of the nation’s top arms control officials as soon as the Senate confirms her nomination. It has been over a year since her nomination, and some senators would like to further delay the process.
The Nuclear Calendar
Read the Nuclear Calendar on the web and then sign up for the Nuclear Calendar and join more than 14,000 others who receive this essential information each week.
Stories & Successes
Three peace activists were convicted for breaching the security perimeter of a major nuclear weapons facility. They will soon be sentenced. To sentence these three gentle activists as “terrorists” who were intent on “sabotage” would surely not be just. They neither harmed anyone nor tried to harm anyone. Their goal was to awaken the conscience of the nation.
In a speech in Berlin last month, President Obama called for further reductions of up to one-third of the nuclear arsenal.
Celebrities and stars come together in a video by Global Zero to demand no more nuclear weapons.
FCNL's David Culp writes how budget cuts under consideration take away from crucial non-proliferation programs that help to secure loose nuclear and radioactive material around the world.
FCNL Statement of Legislative Policy
"We believe that nations must move toward comprehensive disarmament. We urge the elimination of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons.
We also advocate that the United States take unilateral steps toward its own disarmament, believing that other nations will respond affirmatively to this example. The risks of disarmament are far smaller than the risks involved in the current course of weapons stockpiling and development."