years of peace action in Texas"
Action was created by the merger of SANE and The Freeze. For more
than three decades we have effectively mobilized for peace and
As the nation's
largest grassroots peace group we get result: from the 1963 treaty
to ban above ground nuclear testing, to the 1996 signing of the
Comprehensive Test Ban Treat, to helping end the war in Vietnam,
to blocking weapons sales and bringing attention to human rights
issues around the world.
Peace Action we believe...
every person has the right to live without the threat of nuclear
are over 30,000 nuclear weapons in the world. The US and Russia
still have thousands of nuclear weapons pointed at each other,
ready to launch in minutes. While the Cold War may have ended,
the nuclear threat has not. The only way to ensure that nuclear
weapons will never be used - whether purposefully, or accidentally
- is global abolition. We can build a nuclear weapons free world
for future generations.
war is not a suitable response to conflict.
For over 40 years Peace Action has worked for an environment where
all are free from violence and war. We understand that long standing
global conflicts require long-term solutions, and that US foreign
policy has a lasting effect on the world. We work to promote a
new foreign policy for the US based on support for human rights
and democracy, reducing the threat from weapons of mass destruction,
and cooperation with the world community.
America has the resources to both protect and provide for its
As the Pentagonís budget soars to $400 billion, 17% of American
children live in poverty. For what the US will spend on Missile
Defense in one year we could: put over a million children through
Head Start OR provide healthcare for over 3.5 million children
OR create over 100,000 units of affordable housing OR hire over
160,000 elementary school teachers (source: National
Peace Action our priorities are clear.
given the right tools, ordinary people can change the world.
At Peace Action, we recognize that real change comes from the
bottom up and we are committed to educating and organizing at
the grassroots level. When you join Peace Action you become part
of an effective citizen movement. We work hard to keep you informed
through our quarterly newsletter and publications. As a member
you can join our Action Alert Network which allows citizens throughout
the country to rapidly respond to important legislation online.
You can become an important part of a national movement that includes
30 state affiliates and over 100 chapters that organize on a local
Together, we have the power to change the world.
with us today!