US Senator Markey Votes Against Funding for New, So-Called “Low-Yield” Nuclear Weapon

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The United States already has hundreds of low-yield nuclear weapons. The federal government is slated to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to upgrade these systems, as well as to develop a new stealth bomber and fighter aircraft to deliver them as part of the existing nuclear modernization program. There are no documents, reports, or studies justifying the previously unrecognized need for a new low yield weapon as part of America’s nuclear deterrent, and it is dangerously indistinguishable from U.S. strategic nuclear weapons. (US Senator Markey)

US “Senator Markey Votes Against Funding for New, So-Called “Low-Yield” Nuclear Weapon
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Senator previously filed amendment to block funding for development of new nuclear bomb and redirect funds to help denuclearize North Korea
 
Washington (September 12, 2018) – Today, Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) voted against funding to develop a new, so-called “low-yield” nuclear weapon. Funding for…

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