Keep a close eye in the coming weeks on Senate politics where all Republican senators recently expressed support for modernizing U.S. nuclear weapons.
Washington is negotiating with Russia to replace the START treaty, which expired last month. It is the central framework between our two nations for reducing nuclear aresenals.
It is important to remember that the U.S. bishops, in their Peace Pastoral of 1983, offered only limited conditional moral support to the U.S. nuclear deterrence system, as long as our nation is moving toward the elimination of all nuclear weapons.
Modernizing U.S. nuclear wepaons takes us in the opposite direction.