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Hearing on Divestment from Nuclear Weapons and Saudi Arms Sales

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The state legislature’s Committee on Public Service will hear testimony on two bills submitted by the Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network as part of the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda: Nuclear Weapons Divestment and Divest from the Yemen War/Raytheon.

The hearing will start at 10:00 am and will be conducted by video.

To testify, sign up here.  The bill numbers are (S.1703 / H.2597) for divestment from nuclear weapons, and (S.1735 / H.2636) for divestment from arms sales to Saudi.   Then, email Mass. Peace Action at info@masspeaceaction.org to let us know you have signed up to testify; we’ll try to organize the testimony.

The official hearing notice is here.

See more information and fact sheets about the bills here for nuclear weapons divestment and here for the Yemen war.

Details

Date:
June 9
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://masspeaceaction.org/event/hearing-on-divestment-from-war-2021/

Venue

Online

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