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Hope and Necessity This International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

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Robert Dodge, MD, PSR board member | Common Dreams

Yesterday was the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Recognizing the growing concerns over the catastrophic humanitarian effects of even a single nuclear weapon and the findings of the “Nuclear Famine” scientific studies, the U.N. General Assembly declared the International Day in December 2013 as part of a series of efforts to raise public awareness and to seek deeper engagement on nuclear disarmament matters.

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