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house Bill H.R. 6840

Should the U.S. Stop Developing a Low-Yield Nuclear Warhead?

Argument in favor

Low-yield nuclear weapons are unnecessary given what’s already in the U.S. arsenal. They also carry the risk of dragging the U.S. into a nuclear war, and are expensive to develop and maintain.

Leon's Opinion
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10/12/2018
We have enough. Work on something that takes chemical toxins out of groundwater from polluters.
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Helwine's Opinion
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10/12/2018
Stop trying to make the earth a unhabitable planet.
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UTEngie's Opinion
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10/12/2018
We already have issues maintaining our current fleet of nuclear weapons, why would we want to add more just to use as a "threat"? Building these LYNWs is just another expense that will cost us in the long run.
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Argument opposed

The U.S. needs low-yield nuclear weapons to deter adversaries, especially Russia. These weapons are part of an “escalate to deescalate” strategy that’d avoid all-out nuclear war.

JTJ's Opinion
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10/12/2018
Everyone wants a nuclear free world, but that is not reality. We must continually develop new weapons, and maintain our aging weapons. It is necessary and the responsible thing to do.
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Randy 's Opinion
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10/12/2018
United States of America is a super power and we need every deterrent possible straight so we don’t ever have to use them
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Tooluser1's Opinion
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10/12/2018
Options are good. Believable deterrents are exceptional
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      house Committees
      Committee on Armed Services
      Strategic Forces
    IntroducedSeptember 17th, 2018
    We have enough. Work on something that takes chemical toxins out of groundwater from polluters.
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    Everyone wants a nuclear free world, but that is not reality. We must continually develop new weapons, and maintain our aging weapons. It is necessary and the responsible thing to do.
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    Stop trying to make the earth a unhabitable planet.
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    We already have issues maintaining our current fleet of nuclear weapons, why would we want to add more just to use as a "threat"? Building these LYNWs is just another expense that will cost us in the long run.
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    United States of America is a super power and we need every deterrent possible straight so we don’t ever have to use them
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    Just what we need is more nuclear weapons-we already have enough weapons to blow up the world, how many more do we need?
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    Options are good. Believable deterrents are exceptional
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    It would just make it easier to use nukes. That should be avoided at all costs
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    This regime needs to stop developing anything they can misuse or the wh squatter can think is a play thing he can threaten the world with to feed his ego.
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    We do not any more nuclear weapons.
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    Making these bombs need to stop.
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    The escalate to deescalate strategy is ridiculous. Once the conflict goes nuclear, there will not be a deescalation.
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    We already have plenty of weapons. Let’s us our money for social programs.
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    Most of our nuclear weapons such as our Minuteman systems are old, outdated and costly in maintenance. Modernizing our missile systems keeps us even or better than other nuclear countries. Right now our Trident missile systems are far better than our old Minuteman Systems. Funding our land based systems are financially and politically unsustainable. just remember you can call back a bomber or a submarine but you can not call back an ICBM.
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    We have enough to destroy the world three times over, we can use what we got or we could maybe try peace, but that would require people to talk to each other instead of bullying. My button bigger than yours. Maybe they shouldn't make any more until they use their stock pile? Haft life of radiation is about hundred years.
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    Instead of making anymore deadly harmful $h!t Lets help people and the environment.
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    We must maintain and modernize our nuclear stockpiles. It’s a matter of national security and survival. #MAGA
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    Peace from strength. It is better to be a warrior in a garden than a gardener in war. Be prepared. The strong are always targets for those who want to make a point. America will always be a target because we are strong so we must maintain our defenses, which include our offenses.
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    As long as there is a nuclear threat, the USA should always have an arsenal.
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    It would make the justification and threshold for using nuclear weapons too low
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