Reports from Turkey say pregnant women are being jailed and then have their babies in prison. The event—at 1-2 pm at 4405 Gillham Road—highlights women’s suffering in Turkey and throughout the world, and holds out hope locally through women’s empowerment.
Ranked choice voting petitions
In ranked choice voting, if your first choice doesn’t make it by having enough votes, then your second choice counts. And if that person doesn’t make it, then your third choice counts.
Judge gives Henry Stoever 2 years of probation, plus fees
Henry Stoever went to trial Feb. 23 after crossing the property line at the local nuclear weapons plant. After the trial, Henry said, “Officials have blinders on to what this plant is doing to the poor and to the Earth.”
Judge tells nuke resisters, ‘Continue to fight for what you believe is right’
The four defendants at the Feb. 18 trial were voluntarily arrested for trespassing May 31, 2021, at the National Security Campus, operated by Honeywell for the National Nuclear Security Administration. As one of the defendants stated the day of the trial, “Why are we on trial and not those who make these weapons?”
Reminder of trials 2/18 & 2/23, and why we keep crossing the line
Last Memorial Day, five persons crossed the line that guards drew on the entry road to the National Security Campus, where 80 percent of the parts for US nuclear weapons are made or procured. Now come the trials. On Friday, Feb. 18, defendants Jim Hannah, Tom Mountenay, Christian Brother Louis Rodemann, and Brian Terrell will … Continue reading Reminder of trials 2/18 & 2/23, and why we keep crossing the line
KC rally seeks “No War with Russia over Ukraine”
A combo—Code Pink, Veterans for Peace, and PeaceWorks—rallied with two days’ notice, with temperatures in the 30s, with snow underfoot. We insisted: No War with Russia over Ukraine. We won honks from drivers on the Plaza, plus coverage by KCTV5.
PeaceWorks-KC celebrates first anniversary of nuclear ban treaty
On Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, peace-loving activists gathered to celebrate the 1st anniversary of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (the Ban Treaty) with a rally and caravan.
We could save the Earth
I recall words of Martin Luther King Jr. and share selections from a book by children and quotes from a prophetic archbishop who calls for abolishing nuclear weapons arsenals around the world.
On 1/22, celebrate Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
A short rally, a long caravan—what better way, in the time of coronavirus, to celebrate the first anniversary of the “entry into force” of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons? We'll park behind businesses at 46th and Main at 12:45 pm on Sat., Jan. 22, quickly decorate our cars and have a rally, and then caravan.
If ‘a nuclear war cannot be won,’ then …
On 2022-01-03, the five leading nuclear weapon states (China, France, Russia, UK, US) affirmed the 1985 Gorbachev-Reagan statement1 that “a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought.” This statement provides a strong argument for six different but related actions supporting the elimination of nuclear weapons outlined in this article.