A gathering on Monday, January 27, 2014 at Church of the Savior in Knoxville, TN will bring together people from around the country to stand in solidarity with Greg Boertje-Obed, Megan Rice and Michael Walli on the eve of their appearance in federal court in Knoxville for their July 28, 2012 Transform Now Plowshares action [...]Continue Reading
Michael Walli, Megan Rice and Greg Boertje-Obed will appear in federal court in Knoxville, Tennessee to be sentenced by Judge Amul Thapar for their July 28, 2012 Transform Now Plowshares action on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Convicted in May 2013 by a jury of charges including depredation of property and sabotage, the court will hear [...]Continue Reading
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