We’re bringing communities together to prevent the growing threat that nuclear weapons pose to our health, environment, and all we hold dear.

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Our Solutions

Back from the Brink is a US-based grassroots coalition of individuals, organizations and elected officials working together toward a world free of nuclear weapons and advocating for common sense nuclear weapons policies to secure a safer, more just future. We call on the United States to lead a global effort to prevent nuclear war by:
Actively pursuing a verifiable agreement among nuclear-armed states to eliminate their nuclear arsenals

Renouncing the option of using nuclear weapons first

Ending the sole, unchecked authority of any U.S. President to launch a nuclear attack
Taking U.S. nuclear weapons off hair-trigger alert
Cancelling the plan to replace the entire U.S. nuclear arsenal with enhanced weapons

Who’s on Board?

Organizations

U.S. Elected Officials

Municipalities & Counties

State legislative bodies

You, Me, All of Us

Nuclear weapons threaten every living creature on the planet. As part of a system built on colonialism, violence, and racism, nuclear weapons are also inherently unjust. They are designed to kill masses of people indiscriminately and to frighten other countries into submission. Nuclear weapons production, testing, and waste continues to disproportionately harm communities of color. The U.S. spends tens of billions annually on nuclear weapons, siphoning tax dollars from communities and making us less, not more, safe.

All people deserve to be safe and to have a voice in decisions affecting their security. Back from the Brink gives everyone a simple way to speak out, be involved, and make a difference. Individuals, organizations, municipalities. Activists, elected officials, scientists, doctors, faith leaders, veterans, students, artists, working folks. You, me, all of us.

Latest News

Two New Resolutions Pass in Massachusetts!

Two New Resolutions Pass in Massachusetts!

This week, thanks to the dedicated leadership of advocates across the state, two new Back from the Brink resolutions passed in the state of Massachusetts, in the town of Marshfield and the city of Holyoke, bringing the MA statewide total to 20 resolutions! On Monday...

From the Freeze to Back from the Brink – Join Us December 4

From the Freeze to Back from the Brink – Join Us December 4

In the early 1980’s at the height of the Cold War, Western Massachusetts helped birth the Nuclear Weapons Freeze movement, a powerful grassroots campaign that played a major role in advancing the cause of nuclear arms control and disarmament -- and preventing nuclear...

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