“Let's End the Whole Nuclear Era” – Ellen Thomas of WILPF Disarm

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25 Apr 2017 - 19:30

Columbia, MO

Ellen Thomas re Nuclear-Free-Future

25 Apr 2017 – 7:30 pm – Boone County Government Center, 801 E. Walnut, Columbia MO

“Let’s End the Whole Nuclear Era” 
Ellen Thomas will speak at a WILPF-Columbia event at the Boone County Government Center, 801 E. Walnut, as part of a 5,000 mile tour  to promote a nuclear-free future during which she will be speaking about –
* The nuclear weapons ban treaty negotiations June 19-July 7, 2017, and the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb on June 17;
* Eleanor Holmes Norton’s nuclear weapons abolition and energy conversion bill, introduced each session since 1994 – move the money from nuclear and other weapons to carbon-free, nuclear-free energy, environmental restoration, and other human needs;
* Stop the unnecessary and extremely hazardous shipments of highly radioactive liquid waste from Chalk River, Canada to Savannah River Site, South Carolina;
* Urge action on the uranium mining moratorium and cleanup bill promoted by Defenders of the Black Hills;
* voter initiatives as a tool for education and change.
Ellen Thomas bio
* Current Co-Chair of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Disarm/End Wars Committee (since 2008)
* Co-founder of Proposition One Campaign for a Nuclear Free Future (1990)
* Maintained a vigil for global nuclear weapons abolition north of the White House day and night for 18 years (1984-2002)

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