PORTSMOUTH – Concerns of the Union of Scientists have sent a message to the city’s mall on Saturday about the threat of nuclear war, with President Joe Biden and Biden National Security Adviser Jack Sullivan living in Portsmouth hoping to get the attention of the two US leaders.
“Biden has made it clear that he wants to work on nuclear disarmament and that he will pursue a ‘no-nonsense’ policy,” he said. On the New Hampshire Peace Action Board and UCS Consultant. “That means spending billions to build the existing weapons.”
UCS brought the Brink campaign to Portsmouth because the team thought Sullivan might be at home at Portsmouth for a weekend of Thanksgiving. UCS has signed letters to Biden and Congress, including 29 from New Hampshire, saying, “Courageous action and leadership to eliminate and endanger the threat to their communities and nuclear weapons. the world.”
According to the Washington Post, Biden’s administration is scheduled to meet this month to discuss “declaring a nuclear non-proliferation target” to prevent or avenge a nuclear attack. Partners and Republicans.
Doctors for Social Responsibility Nuclear Weapons Disarmament Committee and International Physicians Nuclear War Prevention Coalition President Ira Helfand gave a final and brief speech.
“I had a lot to say but here we are all cold,” he said.
Helfand He recalled that in 1982, the call for the disarmament of nuclear weapons was attended by 1 million people in New York City Central Park.
“Today we have 20 people,” he said.
However, according to Helfand, the younger generation does not consider nuclear war to be a war.
“Well, I talked about the accident at Boston University, and the students came to talk to me,” said Helfand. “I asked them if they would be willing to sign a petition to the Boston City Council. We had 255 signatures at noon.
Judy Eliot, a pro-nuclear activist, asked Jack Sullivan to name her.
“We will raise our voices to stop,” Eliot said. “The United States is seeking to upgrade its nuclear arsenal at a high cost. Donald Trump has made it difficult for us to get our country back on track.
State representative Peter Somsich, de-Portsmouth, a member of the New Hampshire House Science, Technology and Energy Committee, said he was a refugee in Hungary in 1956. .
“I conclude that nuclear weapons are a waste of energy and money.” Economists consider them mortal capital because they have spent trillions and no one wants to use them. We consider the $ 2 trillion infrastructure bill controversial, but lawmakers are sending, unwittingly, money to the Pentagon. All we need is a plan to destroy everything. “
State Representative Catherine Sofikit, De-Nashuwa, registered nurse, spoke on August 6, 1945, visiting Hiroshima, Japan, the site of the first US atomic bomb.
“I saw the devastation caused by that nuclear explosion, many years after it happened. “When you look at the cost of these weapons, the damage and the cost of nuclear waste.
Artist, activist, educator and poet Johan LBC says she has traveled more than 1,000 miles for nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, indigenous sovereignty and related issues.
“It’s a good day to heal,” she said. “What we all share is a great day for the future of this beautiful world free of nuclear weapons.”