Tune into WBCR’s ‘Sex and Politics’ Tonight at 8 PM–I will be interviewing one of the Transform Now Plowshares. Last July, the three peace activists broke into the Y12 nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and symbolically marked the new high-energy uranium facility, hammering on one of the cornerstones and painting anti-war and peace slogans on the building. They will go to trial on May 7.
PHOTOS OF PLOWSHARES PROTEST AGAINST NUCLEAR WEAPONS
AND NEW BOMB PLANT PROPOSED FOR Y-12 COMPLEX IN OAK RIDGE ARE RELEASED (press release)
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The Transform Now Plowshares resisters, Michael Walli, Megan Rice and Greg Boertje-Obed, today release to the public photographs from their July 28, 2012, entry into the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The Transform Now Plowshares action focuses attention on the ongoing production of nuclear weapons of mass destruction in Oak Ridge and the plans for a new $7.5 billion weapon production facility, the Uranium Processing Facility, at Y12.
“These photographs carry with them our message,” the three Plowshares activists affirm. “We came to Y12 in a spirit of hope, not fear. We were authorized—even required—to act by the responsibilities placed on us as…
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