Communities Against a Radioactive Environment
The Administration's budget request for 2015 shows that its priorities are still dangerously backwards, asking for a major funding increase for nuclear weapons while crucial domestic spending continues to be slashed.
Thankfully, on February 27th, companion bills were introduced in the House and Senate that would each save $100 billion in the next ten years by reducing the number of nuclear weapons and cutting nuclear weapons spending. In the Senate, Sen. Ed Markey's bill is the Smarter Approach to Nuclear Expenditures (SANE) Act (S. 2070) and in the House, Rep. Earl Blumenauer has introduced the Reduce Expenditures in the Nuclear Infrastructure Now (REIN-IN) Act (H.R. 4107).
We need your help to get your members of Congress on board supporting cuts to nukes. On Tuesday, March 25th join activists around the country by calling your representatives to ask them to cosponsor these bills. Call the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121.
Here are some suggested messages.
For your US Representative:
"My name is ___ and I live in ____. I am calling to ask Rep. ____ to cosponsor H.R. 4107, the REIN-IN Act, to save money by cutting wasteful nuclear weapons spending."
For your US Senators:
"My name is ___ and I live in ____. I am calling to ask Sen. ____ to cosponsor S. 2070, the SANE Act, to save money by cutting wasteful nuclear weapons spending."
Groups all over the country are working together to get cosponsers on these bills. We need your help to keep phones on Capitol Hill ringing off the hook calling for cuts to nukes.
Please call right now and tell your representatives to cosponsor these important bills to cut nuclear weapons spending.
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