“I plead my case to two higher courts for recourse—the court of global humanity, and the court of Divine justice,” Jim Hannah said Feb. 18. “Neither of these courts would find me or my co-defendants guilty for witnessing against nuclear weapons. More likely, they would judge us wanting if we had done nothing.”
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five activists opposed the US nuclear weapon build-up on Memorial Day 2021 and come to trial in KC MO on two separate dates. Come for court support!
With a new government in Norway, it became the first NATO state to announce that it will participate in the Meeting of the States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) in Vienna next year (March 22-24).
In a virtual meeting with a US legislator's aide, Charles Carney spoke of HR 2227, Investing in Cures Before Missiles Act. Henry Stoever addressed HR 669, Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act. If you want to lobby on these acts, we'll help!
An Open Culture cache of videos of nuclear explosions from 1945 to 2015 includes test explosions and the Hiroshima/Nagasaki attacks.