Mean-Spirited UK Finally Throws a Few Shared Crumbs at Elderly UK Atomic Veterans

Nuclear “Power”….more interested in its own rhetoric and spin than in justice for those it has irreversibly damaged and continues to damage.

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The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the aged; and those in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.Hubert H. Humphrey [1]
Atomic Veterans VA 2012
US Atomic Veterans Administration brochure (2012)

Victims of British Nuclear Tests have fought for decades for some recognition of their illnesses, along with some financial compensation. The UK government has now offered money to be shared with all aging veterans. Why do veterans, especially the elderly ones, have to get the run around? The US also viciously gives the run around to elderly atomic veterans who have the wrong type of cancer. Why are they so mean-spirited? Just give the veterans their damn money! They were drafted and/or trying to serve their country. The UK and the US waste tons of…

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One thought on “Mean-Spirited UK Finally Throws a Few Shared Crumbs at Elderly UK Atomic Veterans

  1. The other problem is that if someone manages to get compensation for civilian nuclear radiation exposure it is conditional on their signing a gagging clause.

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