Remembering Nagasaki

Watching shadow puppets at the Peace Lantern ceremony in Knoxville, August 9, 2019

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Opposing US nukes in Germany

OREPA members Kevin and Cindy Collins joined OREPA coordinator Ralph Hutchison as part of a US delegation to the International Peace Camp in Büchel, Germany, and the air base there …

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Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Plant “unsafe”

Aug 3, 2019 No Comments ›› orepa

Y-12 CRITICALITY SAFETY PROGRAM “INADEQUATE” SAFETY BOARD CITES SYSTEMIC PROBLEMS             One of the nation’s key nuclear weapons production facilities has been declared unsafe due to an “inadequate Criticality Safety …

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2019 Peacemakers

Mar 3, 2019 1 Comment ›› orepa

OREPA Coordinator Ralph Hutchison read the following dedication at the presentation of the 2019 Peacemaker Award celebration. Long before the creation of the #MeToo movement, the four women we honor …

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Report from the front gate: 19 years of Sunday vigils at Y-12

Nov 26, 2018 No Comments ›› orepa

Bill Clinton was impeached, and pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura became Governor of Minnesota. Michael Jordan retired from basketball, and the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland joined NATO. The Euro was born, …

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WHAT ABOUT THE INF TREATY?

Oct 23, 2018 1 Comment ›› orepa

THE INF TREATY IN THE NEWS Why, suddenly, a shot-across-the-bow announcement from the President that the United States will withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty? I say “suddenly” because …

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Presbyterian Church says No to Nuclear Weapons

Jun 21, 2018 1 Comment ›› orepa

The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) the largest presbyterian ecclesiastical body in the United States, has approved an Overture calling on the US government to “begin immediately the …

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