Five protesters who crossed the property line May 28 in Kansas City, Mo., at the new nuclear weapons parts plant in Kansas City, Mo., come to trial Friday, Dec. 7. The five were arrested at the annual PeaceWorks rally and were soon released. The line-crossers will defend their action Dec. 6 at a public program and, addressing the judge the next day, during the trial.
On Feb. 16, Stand Up KC held a “victory” march and rally at a local Hardee’s fast food restaurant. The day before, Andrew Puzder, CEO of the parent company of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., had stepped down as President Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor. This concluded a two-month nationwide campaign.