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|Ban the Bomb Rally San Francisco|
|Date||Saturday June 17|
|Time||12:00 PM - 2:00 PM|
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|50 UN Plaza, San Francisco, between Hyde and Leavenworth near Market Street, next to the UN Plaza fountain|
|Organizer/Author||Betty Traynor - WILPF|
Please join us next Saturday, June 17 in support of the negotiations taking place at the UN in NYC by over 123 nations to ban nuclear weapons, and to demand the U.S. join these nations-
BAN THE BOMB RALLY IN SAN FRANCISCO
SATURDAY, JUNE 17, NOON TO 2 PM
@ UN PLAZA
Hyde - Leavenworth - Market St. (next to the UN fountain)
Speakers - Signs (bring you own) - Leaflets to hand-out
PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!
Sponsored by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - SF and East Bay Branches
What's It About:
Over 123 nations (not including the U.S.) have come together to demand a treaty that BANS NUCLEAR WEAPONS FOREVER.
This historic treaty was proposed in 2016 at the United Nations in New York City. It's being drafted NOW. The collaborating nations will return to NY June 15 to work out the negotiations that will lead to agreement. The Women's International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) is leading a big march in NYC on June 17 to support the negotiations, and cities around the world are also holding events--like ours in S.F.
Join the nations of the world who are saying ENOUGH IS ENOUGH--the planet cannot sustain even the THREAT of nuclear attack.
Check out http://www.womenbanthebomb.org and http://www.icanw.org/