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No one's finger belongs on the "red button"
March 9, 2017
Nothing stands between the president and the nuclear codes. In fact, the president always has the codes in tow, in the hands of a military attaché. Our current president's finger on the red button illustrates a much larger problem. One person should not have absolute authority to end civilization. There are simply no "right hands" for nuclear weapons.
Sign the petition here
We must rein in presidential authority to create a world safe from nuclear weapons. Two members of Congress, Rep. Ted Lieu and Sen. Ed Markey, have proposed legislation to prevent the U.S. president from starting a nuclear war without a declaration of war by Congress. Officially endorsing the bill, PSR Executive Director Jeff Carter said, "The Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2017 is a wise and necessary step to lessen the chance these weapons will ever be used."
PSR is part of a network of 18 organizations that have gathered more than 130,000 signatures on a petition supporting this legislation. If you haven't already signed this joint petition, please sign it now. We expect to deliver the signatures to your congresspeople by March 27.
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PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.