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Oregon Rep. Tawna Sanchez & Oregon Rep. Karin Power: “The president should not have sole nuclear authority”

December 4, 2017 • Category: WiLL members in the news!

Oregonians have a unique, complicated relationship with nuclear weapons, with a decommissioned nuclear production complex situated less than 50 miles from our northern border. The Hanford Site, established in 1943 as part of the Manhattan Project, manufactured the plutonium used in the nuclear bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. Today, “the most toxic place in America” […]

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Women Strike for Peace — Again: A Call to Action

“We were worried. We were indignant. We were angry. The Soviet Union and the U.S.A were accusing each other of having broken a moratorium on nuclear testing. What matter who broke it when everyone’s children would fall victim to radioactive Strontium 90?… Perhaps, we told ourselves that night, in the face of male ‘logic,’ which […]

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Oregon Rep. Tawna Sanchez & Oregon Rep. Karin Power: “The president should not have sole nuclear authority”

Oregonians have a unique, complicated relationship with nuclear weapons, with a decommissioned nuclear production complex situated less than 50 miles from our northern border. The Hanford Site, established in 1943 as part of the Manhattan Project, manufactured the plutonium used in the nuclear bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. Today, “the most toxic place in America” […]

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Headed to NCSL in Boston? Don’t Miss the WiLL Reception

  2017 WiLL Networking Reception during the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) Legislative Summit Co-hosts: National Organization of Black Elected Legislative (NOBEL) Women National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators’ Latinas Lead Women in Government (WIG) When: 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Where: The Hawthorne, 500 A Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA (Just a six-minute walk […]

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2017 “Women at the Tables of Power” Conference–a huge success!

Thank you to those of you who joined us in Washington, D.C. for the 2017 WiLL/WAND National Women’s Leadership Conference, “Women at the Tables of Power!” This year’s conference gathered state legislators and activists from over 30 states and included 14 sessions covering pressing security, budgeting, and humanitarian concerns. Lobby Day on October 3 wrapped […]

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