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Hiroshima Day Solemn Peace Observance at Lockheed Martin, King of Prussia, PA and Nonviolent Action Supporting the UN Treaty to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons
August 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima, August 6, 1945, wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people in the blast and firestorm; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. Three days after Hiroshima the U.S. dropped another A-bomb on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people, and thousands more from the delayed effects of radiation poisoning.
Join the Hiroshima Day Peace Observance at Lockheed Martin, King of Prussia, PA and Nonviolent Action Supporting the UN Treaty to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons
On July 7, 2017 –- following a decade of advocacy by International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and its partners -– an overwhelming majority of the world’s nations adopted a landmark global agreement to ban all nuclear weapons, known officially as the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
The treaty was negotiated at the United Nations headquarters in New York in March, June and July 2017, with the participation of more than 135 nations, as well as members of civil society. It opened for signature on 20 September 2017. It is permanent in nature, and will be legally binding on those nations that join it.
All nine nuclear armed nations abstained from the treaty’s adoption. The United States along with Russia possesses 90% of existing nuclear
Support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, click on link http://www.icanw.org/the-treaty .
Today, there is a growing, worldwide movement pressing for the abolition of nuclear weapons, to end, once and for all, the scourge of nuclear weapons upon the earth and the increasing threat of nuclear war to our human family.
The world is fighting back against the nuclear weapons powers and supporting the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty.
See how here, http://www.nuclearban.us/
Join with the Brandywine Peace Community in the fight to abolish nuclear weapons and rid our Mother Earth of the threat to all humanity, the threat of nuclear war!
On August 6, 2019, join the Hiroshima Day Peace Observance at Lockheed Martin, King of Prussia, PA and Nonviolent Action Supporting the UN Treaty to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons
Support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest war profiteer and the U.S.’s #1 nuclear weapons contractor.
NOTICE OF UN TREATY PROHIBITION
King of Prussia, PA, August 6, 2019, this complex of the Lockheed Martin Corp. as well as related Lockheed Martin facilities across the United States is involved in contracting to the U.S. government, the U.S. military, and the U.S. Department of Energy to develop and build nuclear weapons and related delivery systems which are
by the 2017 United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Join us on Hiroshima Day, August 6, Noon, at Lockheed Martin, 230 Mall Boulevard in King of Prussia, PA, behind the King of Prussia Mall at the intersection of Mall and Goddard Boulevards.
Call Brandywine Peace Community by August 3, 484-574-1148, if interested in risking arrest in support of the UN Treaty to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, doing nonviolent resistance and accepting the consequences of arrest.
11a.m. on site meeting for those doing nonviolent resistance.