Judge’s Ruing Gags Plowshares Resisters

Apr 30, 2013 7 Comments ›› orepa

APRIL 13, 2013 • Knoxville, TN
 
JUDGE ISSUES GAG ORDER IN PLOWSHARES TRIAL
DEFENDANTS MAY NOT TELL THE WHOLE TRUTH—
ONLY THE PART THE JUDGE ALLOWS
 
Judge Amul Thapar today issued rulings on a number of motions before him in the Transform Now Plowshares case scheduled to go to trial on May 7 in federal court in Knoxville, Tennessee.
 
Thapar’s [...]

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Report on Transform Now Plowshares Hearing

Apr 23, 2013 16 Comments ›› orepa

HE WALKS AROUND WITH IT BY HIS SIDE
 
The judge interrupted the questioning of former Attorney General Ramsey Clark as he testified at a hearing in federal court in Knoxville, Tennessee in preparation for the Transform Now Plowshares trial in May. Bill Quigley, counsel for the defense, had just asked Clark if the threat of the [...]

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Why Say No to the UPF?

Apr 15, 2013 No Comments ›› orepa

The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance aren’t the only ones who are concerned about plans for the 7.5 billion dollar Uranium Processing Facility planned for the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
 
OREPA members are joining with dozens of members of the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability who have gathered from around the country to [...]

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Sunday Vigil: The First Amendment and the Fence

Apr 2, 2013 1 Comment ›› orepa

 
 
We are gathered here tonight for the 698th Sunday vigil; every week since the last Sunday of November 1999, people have been present here to witness to peace.
 
These Sunday vigils are not the only gatherings that have taken place in this space.
 
Some of the public gatherings sponsored by OREPA have had, as their purpose, protest [...]

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NNSA VIOLATES FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS • OREPA SAYS NO!

Mar 31, 2013 1 Comment ›› orepa

 
 
OREPA SUNDAY VIGIL TO CONTINUE AS PLANNED •
DESPITE GOVERNMENT’S PLAN TO BUILD BARRIER TO STIFLE ASSEMBLY
 
 
• Sunday, March 31, 2013 • Knoxville, TN ||
 
On Thursday, March 27, 2013 the National Nuclear Security Administration announced it would close off the area immediately outside the gates of the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Plant at the intersection of East [...]

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