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Looking Forward... Busy Months Ahead
President's Message (Arlene Woo)
League Announces Support for Nuclear Weapons Freeze
Legislative Committee Gearing up for Action
General Membership Meeting - Looking Ahead with League (Anne Marie Duca)
League Testifies at City Planning Commission Hearing
Bettye Harris Appointed Refugee Coordinator
Preparing for National Security Consensus -- Phase II
Do You Have Two Hours for League? (Mildred Walston)
Let's Talk about Council
How Much Time Does it Take to Be Active in League?
Presidential Debates
Advocacy Agenda
Forum on the Electronic Revolution


League Announces Support for Nuclear Weapons Freeze

On December 9, 1983, LWVUS announced its support for a bilateral, mutually verifiable freeze on the testing, production, and deployment of nuclear weapons followed by reduction of these weapons.

Action resulting from the new position include:

Support for a comprehensive test ban;

Support for negotiations to prohibit deployment of anti-ballistic weapons;

Opposition to the deployment of space weapons that would violate the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty;

Urging the merger and resumption of the INS and START negotiations.

The League strongly supports both multilateral and bilateral negotiations to achieve agreement in all arms control areas,

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