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The NewSTART treaty

Physicians for Social Responsibility
Western North Carolina Chapter            
Post Office Box 17613, Asheville NC 28806

 The Honorable Thom Tillis June 21, 2024
113 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC  20510 

Dear Senator Tillis,

 The NewSTART treaty wisely limits the US to 1550 deployed nuclear weapons.  The 400 land-based missiles should be eliminated, not replaced.

 Land-based missiles must be launched immediately if the US appears to be under attack.  This “hair trigger alert” launch necessity is dangerous.  Mistakes happen.  Land-based missiles are obsolete.

 Submarine-based missiles are safer.  They are not sitting-duck targets and can be launched with reflection.  We have 14 submarines capable of carrying all our nuclear weapons.

 Mutually Assured Destruction is not safe.  Deterrence is not safe.  

The US should lead the world in nuclear disarmament.  Please help!

 Western North Carolina Physicians for Social Responsibility

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