Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Please ask your senators to cosponsor Sen. Franken's bill to challenge the trillion dollar nuclear weapons buildup.
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee, 2810 N. Meridian Road (just north of the intersection of John Knox and Meridian Rd on the West side of Meridian)
This presentation, hosted by Warren Brackmann, will show a video about the dangerous health and environmental problems caused by the fracking process. Dr. Ron Saff will be on hand to provide vital information and answer questions.
Hydraulic Fracturing poses an extremely serious problem that potentially threatens the well being of Florida residents and our environment.
The general public is encouraged to attend and participate!
Ron Saff, M.D., is a board certified internist and allergist-immunologist, and teaches medical students. He is a former Environment and Health Section columnist for the Tallahassee Democrat, a member of the Advisory Committee of the Florida Medical Association, and a member of the Physicians for Social Responsibility. He has participated in Congressional briefings on coal ash regulation and is on the forefront of efforts to stop fracking in Florida.
Hosted by Warren Brackmann
Warren Brackmann, born in New York, lived in Virginia before moving to Canada as a teenager. Earning a B.Sc degree from the University of Western Ontario in computer science, he worked for over thirty years in information technology in Canada and the U.S. A co-director of Freethinkers' Forum, he is also president of the Tallahassee branch of the Center for Inquiry.
Please join us in asking President Obama to require an immediate stop to Dakota Access Pipeline construction.
We must redouble our efforts: We have just a brief window to reduce the threat from rising oceans and from the risk of war between nuclear-armed nations.
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