Abolish Nuclear Weapons January 22, 2021 at 12:00pm - 1pm Eastern Time (US & Canada) Federal Building Henry St Binghamton NY , NY 13901 United States Contact person: Jack Gilroy
We will gather shortly before 12 noon as three nearby churches (First Congregational, United Presbyterian, Christ Episcopal) will toll their bells in celebration. Media interviews will take place. We'll declare in one short sentence BEFORE THE BELLS TOLL::TODAY, JANUARY 22, 2021 THE UNITED NATIONS HAS OFFICIALLY DECLARED NUCLEAR WEAPONS ILLEGAL.
THEN, We will announce to all LET'S CELEBRATE! TRUMPETS WILL BLARE AND SAXOPHONES WILL PLAY WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN ---WE WILL ALL KEEP OUR SOCIAL/PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND DO A CONGA LINE WITH TRUMPETS AND SAX AS WE DANCE AROUND THE USA FEDERAL BUILDING IN BINGHAMTON NEW YORK.
COMING AROUND THE BUILDING WE'LL HAVE AN OPEN MICROPHONE TO DECLARE THE NEED OF THE USA AND OTHER NUCLEAR NATIONS TO BEGIN SERIOUS DISCUSSIONS TO END THE MADNESS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS.
OUR NEW BANNERS WILL BE THERE FOR MEDIA CAMERAS TO OBSERVE FOR THOUSANDS OF VIEWERS ON LOCAL TV ...A BANNER OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS, PLANTS & ANIMALS WITH THE CAPTION: THERE IS NO JOY IN NUCLEAR WEAPONS.
We will end with a solemn violin selection by Andru Bemis as we hand out copies to media and audience of the UN Treaty to Abolish Nuclear weapons.