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START Agreement starts

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Sat, 2011-02-05 05:00

The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), an agreement by the U.S. and Russia to reduce nuclear weapons, goes into effect today.

NETWORK and other advocates pushed the Senate to ratify the treaty in December 2010.

NETWORK's Response to President Obama's State of the Union Address

This response pays particular attention to statements he made that are directly related to NETWORK’s 2011-2012 issue agenda. We were encouraged by much of what he had to say, but we also found some gaps. Read more

Our 2011-2012 Issue Agenda

We present our current issue priorities for the 112th Congress. Read more

2010 Voting Record for Congress

See how your legislators voted on important social justice issues. Read more

After the Tragic Arizona Shootings, NETWORK Prays for an End to Violence in All Forms

We at NETWORK were horrified by the news of the shootings in Tucson. What can we do to stop the violence? Read more

Wittness against Torture action in Washington

Date: 
Tue, 2011-01-11 05:00

Anti-Torture activists to rally at the White House and march to the Justice Department as the prison at Guantánamo enters its 10th year. See http://www.witnesstorture.org/ 

Blog: After New START – Next Steps for Arms Control

Jan 05, 2011 | By David Golemboski

NETWORK has been celebrating the success of the New START treaty since the Senate voted to approve it on December 22. Where do we go from here? Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Celebrates Senate Vote on New START

Having actively worked for this important legislation for some time (including our recent sponsoring of a conference call with Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller, the lead negotiator for New START), we are elated that the Senate voted its support by such a wide margin (71-26). Read more

Conference Call with Lead Negotiator of New START

On Tuesday, November 30, NETWORK hosted a conference call on the New START (“Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty”) agreement. The call was offered for Catholic activists in states whose senators will be key votes in advancing the treaty. We were joined by Rose Gottemoeller, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance. Read more

Blog: Read the Compelling History of an Iraqi Community of Dominican Sisters

Nov 16, 2010 | By Stephanie Niedringhaus

Over the years, we have been privileged to have a close relationship with a remarkable—and courageous—congregation of Dominican Sisters in Iraq. Read more

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