No drone zone: At Whiteman AFB Oct. 1, drone protesters gather at the yellow/orange “no drone zone” sign warning pests not to fly drones over the base. Imagine! From left, on the ground, are Chris Overfelt of Vets for Peace, Jean Rosenthal, Brian Terrell, Jeff Stack of Mid-Missouri Fellowship of Reconciliation, Ron Faust. Standing, from left: David Kingsley, Kristin Scheer, Charles Carney, Jonne Long, Ann Suellentrop, Cris Mann, Toni Faust.—Photo by Jane Stoever

Drone protest at home of the Hellhounds

"Crimes with global consequences are being committed in this very place," says Brian Terrell in this talk he gave at the entry to Whiteman AFB Oct. 1.

Henry Stoever, right, chats with KCPD Sgt. Craig Hope about reasons he will cross the National Security Campus property line (purple) on Memorial Day in 2021.--Photo by Tom Fox

Stoever refuses to plead guilty of trespass vs. nukes

"I must decline your offer to enter a plea of guilty," retired lawyer Henry Stoever says in a Sept. 11 letter to a prosecutor at Jackson County Court. Stoever, who stepped across the property line of the local nuclear weapon facility, hopes to explain to a jury next year why he was not guilty of the crime of trespass.

Flags fly in KC, MO, in January 2021 for the then 51 countries (now 66 countries) that have adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.—Photos by Jim Hannah

Progress on treaty to prohibit nukes; focus on universities

At an Aug. 7 gathering in KC, MO, Ann Suellentrop celebrates international advances through the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and an effort to urge universities to stop supporting the nuclear weapon industry.

Billions for nuclear bombs? Peanuts for people? During the Memorial Day walk/rally/line-crossing, Brian Terrell, at right, checks out the banner calling for repurposing Honeywell, meaning the KC National Security Campus operated by Honeywell.—Photos by Kriss Avery

‘Unprecedented peril’ to think nuclear war is winnable

“The growing delusion among war planners that a nuclear war can be won places the world in unprecedented peril,” said Brian Terrell. “In this time of climate catastrophe, famine and pandemic, the waste of resources to build nuclear weapons is an unspeakable crime.”