A moment or a movement?

Now that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has entered into force, and we’ve celebrated—what’s next? February 25 zoom will start to map out the next steps.

The Yellow Banner

Across the country, in more than 80 actions, people celebrated the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on Friday, January 22, 2021. As people posted photos of their actions on facebook, we noticed something—the ubiquitous yellow banner. The banner started as an idea for the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability—what […]

Celebrating the Treaty in Kentucky

If you live near the Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Kentucky, you heard the bells ringing at noon on Friday, January 22, in celebration of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. But Mary Swain, SL, decided to try to amplify the sound so everyone could hear for miles around. So she pitched an op-ed […]

January 22, 2021 — The Ban Treaty enters into force

OREPA celebrated the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and served notice on the University of Tennessee and the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge that, as of January 22, 2021, nuclear weapons are illegal. We started out in the morning at the University; UT President Randy Boyd announced in December that the […]