OREPA coordinator Ralph Hutchison wrote to Judge Amul R. Thapar as the judge contemplates sentences for the Transform Now Plowshares resisters, Megan Rice, Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli. Sentencing is set for January 28, 2014 in federal court in Knoxville, Tennessee.
A pdf copy of the letter can be found below. Warning: it is not a [...]
Read all about it! The UPF, which seemed solid six months ago, is coming under increased scrutiny. And the more you see, the worse it looks. OREPA’s October Update explains why the UPF is facing new opposition; the Project on Government Oversight calls for eliminating the UPF, and the Union of Concerned Scientists says Congress [...]Continue Reading
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board hearing scheduled for October 22 in Knoxville has been postponed indefinitely due to the government shutdown. The meeting will be rescheduled, no earlier than December and more likely in January. Stay tuned!Continue Reading
The sentencing date for Greg Boertje-Obed, Megan Rice and Michael Walli has been reset for January 28, 2014.Continue Reading
Only after a few days of shock and disbelief are there words to write about Larry Coleman’s gift to the Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition (NWOPC) in Toledo, OH. We first learned of Larry’s sudden death shortly after leaving a protest of the possible attacks on Syria – a protest where Larry and Betty would have [...]Continue Reading