Citizens Against Nuclear Bombers - Dr. Ira Hefland
The recently formed organization Citizens Against Nuclear Bombers in Vermont, the Brattleboro Safe and Green Campaign, as well as other concerned citizens, organized this presentation by Dr. Ira Hefland in light of the soon to be based in Burlington, Vt. The F-35 joint fighter war planes, fitted to carry nuclear bombs. Dr. Ira Hefland discusses the danger of having this nuclear bombers in Vermont, creating awareness of the catastrophic consequences of nuclear warfare. Dr. Ira Hefland, of physicians for social responsibility, is the co-president of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), Dr. Hefland is a member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, (ICAN), which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017. The IPPNW is the founding partner organization of ICAN, and itself, the recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize. Dr. Hefland is a physician practicing emergency medicine in Northampton, Massachusetts. He is also the co-chair of nuclar weapons abolition committee.