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Take back the power from nuclear nations

Ashland Daily Tidings  By John Marciano, 1 Aug 17 

This coming Aug. 6-9, the 32nd Annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Vigil will be held. The theme is “Stepping Back from Nuclear War: The World’s Call to Peace.” It highlights the international effort to abolish nuclear weapons, building upon the work of 122 UN nations that produced the Nuclear Ban Treaty. For more information on the events, please check the Peace House Calendar: peacehouse.net — or contact Herbert Rothschild at herbrothschild@hotmail.com or 541-531-2848.

“This treaty is an incredible new piece of international law, achieved despite the opposition of the most militarized and powerful countries in the world,” states Ray Acheson, director of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom’s (WILPF) disarmament effort, Reaching Critical Will. “It marks a turning point in the struggle against these genocidal weapons, in which the vast majority of governments and civil society have united to create law that can change policies and practices of nuclear deterrence and help facilitate nuclear disarmament.”…..http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20170801/guest-opinion-take-back-power-from-nuclear-nations

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August 2, 2017 - Posted by | general

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