Transform Now Plowshares photos

Oct 22, 2012 No Comments ›› orepa

The attached pdf file includes photos and expository captions released today, October 22, by the Transform Now Plowshares.
Transform Now Plowshares photos
Following is the press release which accompanied the photos’ release
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PHOTOS OF PLOWSHARES PROTEST AGAINST NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND
NEW BOMB PLANT PROPOSED FOR Y-12 COMPLEX IN OAK RIDGE
ARE RELEASED
 
 
The Transform Now Plowshares resisters, Michael Walli, Megan Rice [...]

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Answers First, Money Later

Oct 22, 2012 No Comments ›› orepa

 
When three Transform Now Plowshares activists penetrated the ultra-high-security zone at the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, it got attention. Congress held hearings to find out how it happened; NNSA officials who had managed to defer most of the attention to their contractors were required to answer questions.
 
It is time for Congress [...]

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DNFSB Hearing in Knoxville a Time to Learn

Oct 4, 2012 1 Comment ›› orepa

Here are just a few of the things we learned today at the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board hearing in Knoxville, Tennessee.
 
• With the UPF approaching 90% design completion, and more than half a billion dollars spent, a decision has been taken to go back to the drawing board to re-design the facility because the [...]

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CTBT: The Deal That Can’t Be Made

Oct 1, 2012 No Comments ›› orepa

Many observers believe the Obama Administration, if reelected, will launch a concerted push for ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty after the November election. Conventional wisdom also holds that conservatives in the Senate will push for the same kind of deal they won two years ago when, in return for their affirmative votes on [...]

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Sunday vigil

Sep 19, 2012 No Comments ›› orepa

Nonviolent, nonconfrontational gathering to present a witness to life at the gates of the nuclear weapons plant that prepares for the destruction of the planet.
 
Join us each week at 5:00pm.

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