May 3rd WRL action for nuclear abolition
“We Declare NYC a Nuclear Weapons Free Zone (starting with Grand Central Station)!
Monday, May 3, 2010 8-10am Grand Central Station
War Resisters League is marking the beginning of the United Nations’ Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference with creative and nonviolent direct action at Grand Central Station.
We assert that “Nuclear Disarmament Begins at Home.” Throughout the Cold War, the United States spent more than $5 trillion on nuclear weapons. More than 20 years later, the Obama administration will spend more than $7 billion this year on nuclear weapons research and development, despite pledges to work towards a nuclear weapons free world and participation in the treaty meetings at the United Nations. As the only country to use nuclear weapons in war, the United States– which unilaterally began the nuclear arms race– should unilaterally put an end to the nuclear arms race (…).”
(Quelle: War Resisters League)