Nuclear weapons are illegal: 50 nations ratify historic UN treaty

by Art Laffin, Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peacein NCR Seventy-five years after the U.S. committed the unspeakable crime of using nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945, a historic milestone has finally been achieved: Nuclear weapons have been declared illegal under a new United Nations treaty. On Oct. 24, the Treaty on the … Continue reading Nuclear weapons are illegal: 50 nations ratify historic UN treaty

At the Department of Justice, the call to end the death penalty rings out

by Art LaffinPax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Editor's Note: On the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, Pax Christi USA members, including PCUSA National Field Organizer Lauren Bailey, former PCUSA National Council Chair Judy Coode, and Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Art Laffin, took part in a vigil at the U.S. … Continue reading At the Department of Justice, the call to end the death penalty rings out