Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Last updated 1/25/2021 at 3:03pm
As I write this, tomorrow will mark an event worth celebrating that has not received enough coverage in the media. Jan. 22, 2021 is the day that the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) enters into the force of international law.
This treaty, passed by the United Nations General Assembly, makes it illegal to “develop, test, produce, manufacture, otherwise acquire, possess, or stockpile nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices.” It was adopted by 122 nations in July 2017 and has to date been signed by the leaders of 85 countries and ratified by 50 or more nat...