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.
Faith Communities hail Ban Treaty: “We believe the possession, development and threat to use nuclear weapons to be immoral.”
More than 170 faith communities from around the world marked the January 22, 2021 entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons by releasing a Joint Interfaith Statement. Below, the text of the statement at the current list of signers. Joint Interfaith Statement on the Entry into Force of the Treaty […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]