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California Assembly Joint Resolution 33 (AJR 33) calls on our federal government and our nation to make nuclear disarmament the centerpiece of our national security policy (sounds reasonable!) by embracing the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
AJR 33 will be coming up for a vote soon. Now is the time to act! Please write a short letter to both your California senator and representative in support of this resolution. (Printed letters are more effective than e-mail, but use e-mail if you prefer. The easiest way to send an email is through this link provided by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Action Network. It will connect you to your appropriate state representatives, too.)
This resolution is short and easy to read (click here for full text), and it gives us a rare opportunity to act. It is also easily summarized. It calls on our federal leaders to:
Below you will find a sample letter and addresses.
If you are moved to act, please do so soon!
Here are the addresses for some local senator and assemblypersons:
Senator Jerry Hill
You can find your California representatives (Senate and Assembly) by going to http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/ and entering your address.
Sample Letter (Keep it short and to the point!):