ICAN wins Nobel!

Congratulations to our friends and colleagues whose work was instrumental in passing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons!

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Thanks, APEC!

The Appalachian Peace Education Center hosted a surprise benefit for OREPA, complete with a jazz ensemble and great food—and raised over $900 for our legal challenge to the UPF bomb …

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Catastrophic Consequences: Reflecting on the Nuclear Security Summit

Mar 31, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

The Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC has unleashed a spate of editorials, letters, interviews, broadcasts, podcasts, tweets and posts about nuclear weapons. As an activist who has worked for …

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Tell the Taxpayer rally

Mar 23, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

The only thing worse than government pork is secret government pork. So when we saw the UPF bomb plant would get $575 million dollars in next year’s budget—bringing the total …

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The Emancipators

Feb 28, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Almost two hundred years after a determined Quaker named Elihu Embree launched his abolitionist newspaper, The Emancipator, in Jonesborough, Tennessee, some other good Tennessee people took up the name and …

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Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Feb 2, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

OREPA submitted comments to the National Park Service at a meeting in Oak Ridge on February 1 to discuss plans for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, a park that …

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Alexander replies to OREPA: Thanks for asking

Jan 4, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

In early December, the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance sent Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander a four page letter requesting substantive answers to sixteen questions. We numbered them to make it …

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