Kosuke Mori-Kreiner, of Warrensburg, MO, strikes the gong for each year from 1945 to 2021 at last year’s Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance. Henry Stoever holds the gong.—Photo by Jim Hannah

Save Aug. 7 for remembering Hiroshima, Nagasaki

Please come Sunday, Aug. 7, to our PeaceWorks annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance. We’ll park at 6:15 pm on Prospect near Mo. Hwy. 150. We’ll walk (or take a shuttle) to our 7 pm rally site, the entry to the nuclear-weapon parts plant.

Page 1 picture for June newsletter: Jeff Humfeld holds the Vets for Peace flag during our Memorial Day rally, Prohibit Nukes, Promote HOPE.—Photo by Kriss Avery

PW newsletter makes calls to action for Earth, for peace

We call for action: Come to our Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance Aug. 7. Attend the jury trial of a nuclear weapon resister Sept. 6. Volunteer at our PeaceWorks KC Local Art Fair Sept. 24-25. And join us Oct. 1 to protest drone warfare at Whiteman AFB.

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

Attend Henry Stoever’s jury trial 9/6

Stoever, who crossed the property line at the local nuke-parts plant in KC MO in 2021, was found guilty in February and sentenced to 2 years’ probation, plus fines. He appealed the decision and comes to a jury trial Sept. 6. You come too!

Moments after Tom and Kim Hoa Fox crossed a purple line marking a private entrance to the KC MO nuclear weapons manufacturing plant, the National Security Campus, guards moved in to detain them.—Photo by Jeff Davis

Why I trespassed at a nuclear weapons plant

We are moving forward building new nuclear weapons, not disarming old ones. On Memorial Day, my wife and I spoke out with our bodies. We acted for our children and grandchildren and for all the children and grandchildren of the world.

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.”

A protester holds a Russian passport and a poster with words, “I am Russian and I oppose the war” during the human chain against the killing of children by the Russian army during the invasion of Ukraine. (Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images, 1240556861.jpeg.webp)

To end the horror in Ukraine, go big, and go broad

“Amid such suffering and with the risk of escalation increasing by the day, our call must be clear: End the war now,” says Kevin Martin, president of Peace Action, the network to which PeaceWorks belongs.