Tag Archives: Y12 Nuclear facility

A Clown A Hammer A Bomb… and Father Carl

So I’ve been thinking about the Plowshares movement a great deal over the past few days. As I reported last week, the Tennessee Jury on the Transform Now Plowshares case found three peace activists (Michael Walli, Greg Boertje and Sister Megan Rice) guilty. They not only found them guilty of vandalism (which was expected, and […]

Sister Megan Rice of the Transform Now Plowshares

Last Summer, three peace activists were able to break into the Y12 nuclear production facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Once inside, they hammered on the cornerstone of the new High Energy Uranium Manufacturing Factory (used for producing fuel for weapons). The group is called the Transform Now Plowshares, a movement that takes its inspiration from […]