Influencing Decision Makers
WPSR is meeting with every Member of Congress in Washington to discuss nuclear weapons and urge them to support sane nuclear policies.
We’ve heard again and again in our meetings that personal, constituent outreach is a major factor in influencing Members of Congress on this issue – so reach out today!
Our Recent Advocacy
In light of the reckless and irresponsible rhetoric between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, WPSR recently sent a letter to every member of Congress, urging them to speak out publicly against this escalation. Read the letter here.
Contact Your Members of Congress Today on Nuclear Weapons
- To oppose the trillion dollar spending spree on nuclear weapons over the next 30 years. Find out more here.
- To co-sponsor the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act (S.200 and HR.669), which would limit the President's ability to start a nuclear war. Find out more here.
- For Senators: To co-sponsor the Nuclear Cruise Missile Reconsideration Act (S.574), which would limit funding for a new and dangerous nuclear missile that would cost us $20-$30 billion. Find out more here.
Many of our Members of Congress are speaking out against the proposed rebuild of our nuclear weapons arsenal. Be sure to thank them, and see their statements here:
- Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell join 20 other Senators in calling for an inclusive, transparent, and comprehensive review by the Trump Administration of the role of nuclear weapons in U.S. Security, including a commitment to the eventual elimination of nuclear weapons.
- Reps. Suzan DelBene, Denny Heck, Pramila Jayapal, and Adam Smith urging Donald Trump to implement a more rational approach to U.S. nuclear policy as his administration develops its Nuclear Posture Review – a Congressional-mandated review of U.S. nuclear policy that the Pentagon must complete every four years.
- Rep. Adam Smith on nuclear weapons spending in President Trump’s budget.
- Rep. Rick Larsen opposing Defense Science Board recommendations to renew nuclear weapons testing and develop low-yield nuclear weapons.
- Rep. Pramila Jayapal, a co-sponsor of the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act, speaking at a press conference in support of the bill. She argues that we must limit the President’s ability to start a nuclear war.
- Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray urge the Obama Administration to strengthen nuclear non-proliferation efforts.