Experts Say

State and Local Politics Go Nuclear

March 13, 2018
By Emma Claire Foley, Global Zero

With the power to launch catastrophic nuclear attacks limited to a few very powerful men (and one woman), nuclear weapons seem like an unlikely target for grassroots organizing. But itís just that imbalance, along with growing unease with the international political climate around nuclear weapons, that is feeding efforts at the state and local level to push for limits on the way the United Statesí nuclear arsenal can be used. Activists across the country are pressing citizens and local lawmakers to engage on nuclear issues, and they have already seen results.
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