Two years ago, on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, seven Catholic workers (now called the Kings Bay Plowshares 7), broke into the U.S. Naval base in Kings Bay, Georgia – the Atlantic Fleet’s base for the Trident nuclear submarine arsenal. On this second anniversary of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 … Continue reading We Stand With The Kings Bay Plowshares
Two Anti-nuclear Weapons Measures in NY City Council
Tuesday, January 28, 1PM, New York City Hall - A Public Hearing on Two Anti-nuclear Weapons Measures (see below)In 2018 Anthony Donovan with the NYC Catholic Workers launched a petition to NYS officials urging them -- in the absence of any Federal action -- to support the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons. From this came … Continue reading Two Anti-nuclear Weapons Measures in NY City Council
WE NEED AN ARTICLE 9 IN THE U.S.A.
It is 70 years since the USA dropped a Uranium bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 and a Plutonium bomb on Nagasaki on August 9th. Today Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is ignoring the will of the Japanese people by dismantling Article 9 of their Constitution which rejects war and/or arming for war. ARTICLE 9 … Continue reading WE NEED AN ARTICLE 9 IN THE U.S.A.
ARREST the WARMONGERS NOT the PEACEMAKERS
April 28, 2015, all UN Member States are in the UN today "discussing" the mandated every 5-year review of the NPT (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty). Calling for action to Ban Nuclear Weapons and demilitarization, the War Resisters League together with many other groups including Peace Action, some of our Japanese sisters/peace activists, and GPB were across … Continue reading ARREST the WARMONGERS NOT the PEACEMAKERS
Commemorating the US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
On August 6, 2012, against a backdrop of the Times Square Recruiting Center’s neon American flag, approximately 30 grannies and friends assembled to commemorate the only time the atomic bomb has been used against a country: the US bombing of the civilian population of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, and three days later, the bombing … Continue reading Commemorating the US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki
It has been 66 years since the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on the civilian populations of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. And now the people of Japan are suffering the results of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Our question to everyone is, in the words of Pete Seeger, “When will we ever learn?” (Click on photos … Continue reading Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Anti Nuke Trial Statement – Trial 11/18/10
In 1945 the United States exploded an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. I was eight years old and couldn't believe that we, Americans, the good guys killed thousands upon thousands of civilian people. We are the only country that has ever used a nuclear weapon. Sixty five years later, relentlessly posing again as … Continue reading Anti Nuke Trial Statement – Trial 11/18/10
‘Nuclear Weapons = Terrorism’ Says Carol Husten
On May 3 2010 the War Resisters League held a protest action for nuclear abolition in Grand Central Terminal. Twenty two people were arrested in the event but only two were prosecuted - Carol Husten and Bev Rice. On Friday, October 29 Carol was tried on disorderly conduct charges for allegedly blocking pedestrian traffic in … Continue reading ‘Nuclear Weapons = Terrorism’ Says Carol Husten