To: The United States President and Senate

Support the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Support the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

As a resident or citizen of the United States, I call upon the US President to sign and the Senate to give its consent to ratify the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons adopted by 122 countries on July 7, 2017.

In addition, I call upon the President to safely and speedily remove all U.S. nuclear weapons from all foreign sites.

Further, I call upon the President, with the support of the Senate, to lead the way to negotiate the total elimination of nuclear weapons, and to redirect current and planned nuclear weapons spending to human and environmental needs.

Why is this important?

The use of nuclear weapons, either intentional or accidental, will cause untold suffering to millions of people and may be a threat to the existence of humankind. The United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is a legally binding treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons. The Treaty prohibits, among other things, the possession, use or threat of use of nuclear weapons. [To see the Treaty: http://undocs.org/A/CONF.229/2017/8.]

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Reasons for signing

  • Nuclear weapons are a destructive force to the environment and human beings for centuries if used. The innocent will be harmed for a very long period of time if not forever. Human kind should prove to itself that we are not controlled by fools. We must force the fools to learn and act for human kind by abolishing such weapons.

Updates

2017-08-13 21:26:44 -0400

10 signatures reached