Whereas, 122 countries voted in support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on July 7th, 2017, and
Whereas, nuclear abolition is one of the five pillars in the mission of Veterans For Peace, and
Whereas, Veterans For Peace is a member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN);
Therefore Be It Resolved that Veterans For Peace endorses the TPNW and urge Chapters to encourage their local municipal governments to take the ICAN Cities Appeal Pledge.
Submitted by Shelby Surdyk, Associate Member, VFP Chapter 100
Board Supports Resolution
Convention Vote: Passed
Approved unanimously by membership at business meeting.