Remembering Hiroshima, Nagasaki…Abolish Nuclear Weapons! Banner & Picture Display…”Laying Down the Law” at Lockheed Martin
August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Remembering Hiroshima, Nagasaki,
August 6 – 9, 1945, and the Nuclear
‘Journey of Death’.
Hiroshima, Nagasaki Banner and Picture Display. “Laying Down the Law” of the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty at Lockheed Martin, U.S. #1 Nuclear Weapons Contractor
Lockheed Martin, 230 Mall Boulevard, King of Prussia, PA (Mall & Goddard Boulevards,
behind the King of Prussia Mall)
Historic anti-nuclear weapons banner and photo display on hillside in front of Lockheed Martin complex in King of Prussia.
“LAY DOWN THE LAW”/UN NUCLEAR BAN TREATY AT LOCKHEED MARTIN
Parking available in the rear of the King of Prussia Mall or in the movie theater just across from Lockheed Martin main entrance.
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.
In memory of the dead, as they peer to us from under the mushroom clouds, remember that the unimaginable threat of world wide nuclear devastation, will only end with the abolition of nuclear weapons and the tools of their production.
Join with the Brandywine Peace Community, friends, and supporters, in the renewed fight to abolish nuclear weapons and rid the Earth of the threat to all humanity, the threat of nuclear war!
As a bell of peace tolls, people are invited to stand or sit (bring your folding chair) among the banners and picture, including the Hiroshima/Nagasaki child pictured above. Encourage others to stop by the display and, following the display, to participate in the protest at the main entrance to Lockheed Martin.
NUCLEAR WEAPONS & THE UN NUCLEAR BAN TREATY
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.
NUCLEAR WEAPONS NOW ILLEGAL!
On Jan. 22, 2021, the UN Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons went into effect worldwide as international law, after being ratified by 51 nations.
Now, there are now 55 state ratifiers.
All nine nuclear armed nations abstained from the treaty’s adoption. The United States along with Russia possesses 90% of nuclear weapons in the world today.
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/
Nuclear Ban Treaty Enters Into Force slideshow by The Nuclear Resister, https://vimeo.com/515883787
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, 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 PROHIBITED
by the 2017 United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.