Transform Now Plowshares Indicted on Three Counts
At least a dozen supporters gathered before Judge Shirley in federal court in Knoxville, TN, at 9:30am on Thursday, August 9, 2012, mindful of the people of Nagasaki who perished in the atomic bombing of that Japanese city sixty-seven years ago. We were in court for the proceedings against [...]
Transform Now Plowshares: Preliminary Hearing—Not!
Note: the Transform Now Plowshares story is breaking nationally, picked up on the Reuters newswire last night, on MSNBC’s web site, and with a four minute segment on ABC News with GCI animated characters standing in for our three.
As the afternoon wore on in Judge Clifford Shirley’s courtroom it seemed we [...]
A Day in Court • Transform Now Plowshares Trial Set
Greg, Megan and Mike all appeared to be in good health and spirits as they came into Magistrate Judge G. Clifford Shirley’s courtroom in Knoxville, Tennessee, for what was supposed to be a preliminary hearing. Before the judge arrived, they spoke with their counsel, and we [...]
Michael Walli, Megan Rice and Greg Boertje-Obed made their initial appearance before federal magistrate Bruce Guyton in Knoxville, Tennessee at 11:15am today—Monday, July 30, 2012. The proceedings were nearly over before Greg required the judge to read the charges against them—the trio were charged with criminal trespass, a misdemeanor, for their Transform Now Plowshares action [...]Continue Reading
Sunday, August 5, 5:00pm
Expanded Sunday Vigil
Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex • Oak Ridge, TN
Join us for an expanded and enhanced Sunday vigil, beginning at 5:00pm, with music by the Emancipators and others, as we begin our remembrance of Hiroshima Day and stand against the Uranium Processing Facility bomb plant. Bring a folding chair or blanket, “finger food” [...]