Argument: States could be compelled via guilt to sign a nuclear weapons ban
- Frederick N. Mattis. "Nine Points For Abolishing Nuclear Weapons". July/August 1997 - "2. During the progress toward unanimous signing and the treaty's entry into force, the United Nations should announce, on a monthly basis, which of the world's states are signatories, ratified signatories, and non-signatories. This would focus world attention on the prospective nuclear weapons ban and encourage all states to join."