Peace Action Praises Obama’s Hiroshima Visit; Pushes for Action on Nuclear Abolition

“The President has taken the important steps of completing the New Start Treaty, the Iran agreement, limiting the role of nuclear weapons and several Nuclear Security Summits. At the same time, his administration has proposed the largest increase in spending on nuclear weapons and their delivery systems in recent history — $1 trillion over 30 years.”


For Immediate Release:  May 27, 2016
Contact:    Paul Kawika Martin, Peace Action, 951-217-7285 cell,
Peace Action Praises Obama’s Hiroshima Visit; Pushes for Action on Nuclear Abolition
Washington, DC — May 27, 2016 — Moments ago President Obama reflected on visiting Hiroshima Peace Park.  Paul Kawika Martin, senior director for policy and political affairs, with Peace Action (the nation’s largest grassroots peace organization which has worked for nuclear abolition since 1957), who has been to the same park three times, made the following statement:
“I commend President Obama for being the first sitting President to visit Hiroshima and reaffirm his commitment to a world free of nuclear weapons.  It is significant that he spent time with Hibakusha — atomic bomb survivors.  Obama is right that we need to do more to avert war and civilian suffering.  That should include more investments in diplomacy, a reduction…

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Now-disabled interior/exterior designer dragged into battling conviction corruption from its periphery in a third personal battle with civil public corruption.
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