Fact Sheet: 2017 U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

In 2017 the United Nations General Assembly OVERWHELMINGLY PASSED an international treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons.  Now about two dozen nations have ratified it, and we must encourage more to ratify it.  It will go into effect when FIFTY nations have ratified it.

The U.S. and the 8 other nuclear nations opposed it, of course, and the rest of the world is angry with us for our arrogance.

Read this fact sheet about the U.N. treaty, and do everything you can to support its ratification by the U.S. and other nations:         





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Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at https://parallaxperspectives.org He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093 glen@parallaxperspectives.org