Clergy, Lay leaders release Pastoral Letter on Nuclear Weapons Production

Jul 3, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

More than twenty-four clergy and lay leaders of religious communities in East Tennessee joined to issue The Urgency of Now: A Pastoral Letter on Nuclear Weapons Production in Our Community on Monday, August 3, 2015 on Market Square in downtown Knoxville. The letter, released in the week of the 70th observance of the Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings …

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Speaking About the Bomb

Jul 2, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

East Tennessee religious leaders will release a Pastoral Letter on nuclear weapons production in Oak Ridge on Monday, August 3, 2015 on Market Square in downtown Knoxville.

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The Bomb Started in Oak Ridge. It should end here. Now.

Jun 17, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

HIROSHIMA/NAGASAKI EVENT SCHEDULE   Seventy years after the destruction of Hiroshima, Japan by the world’s first atomic bomb (and, three days later, Nagasaki, Japan), events in East Tennessee will join in solidarity with survivors of those bombings who say, “Never again.” “It’s only about the past insofar as we don’t want to repeat it,” said …

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$2 Billion for the UPF design—and still no design! Tell the taxpayer

Jun 5, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

$430 more million dollars in this year’s budget for the UPF bomb plant brings the total for design only to $2 billion! Aside from secret meetings between TN Senator Lamar Alexander, who is bankrolling the bomb plant, and the project managers who are spending the money, there is NO accountability for this money. OREPA hopes to end that …

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Alperovitz to tell The Story of the Bomb

May 30, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

Gar Alperovitz opens OREPA’s observance of Hiroshima/Nagasaki + 70 at the East Tennessee History Center. The event is free and open to all.

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