Tag Archives: the Plowshares movement

Religious Beliefs Are Struck Down as Defense for Nuclear Protest via The Nation

By Sam Husseini Catholic activists argued that their faith, and international law, allowed them to stage a protest at a nuclear facility in Georgia. But last week they were convicted in a US district court. On October 21, the trial of … Continue reading

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Nuclear weapons ruined my life, and I wouldn’t have it any other way via Waging Nonviolence

As someone deeply embedded in a life of anti-nuclear resistance, I know the only way to get rid of these weapons is to never stop thinking about them. Frida Berrigan I want to offer you something different than the barrage … Continue reading

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With Blood on Its Missiles, US Indicted for Global Nuclear Terror via Reader Supported News

By William Boardman The Nuremberg Principles not only prohibit such crimes but oblige those of us aware of the crime to act against it. “Complicity in the commission of a crime against peace, a war crime, or a crime against … Continue reading

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How a Nun, a Vet, and a Housepainter Stood Up to the Threat of Nuclear Weapons via The Nation

Dan Zak’s Almighty reminds readers that the United States’ poisonous and very expensive history of nuclear-weapons production is far from over. Dan Zak’s Almighty: Courage, Resistance and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age is a must read for everyone in this … Continue reading

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Nun sentenced to 35 months in nuclear plant break-in via USA today

Break-in at Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., happened July 28, 2012. An 84-year-old Catholic nun will spend nearly three years in federal prison for breaking into one of the U.S. government’s most secure facilities and helping deface … Continue reading

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