Monthly Archive for December, 2015

Nuclear Resister E-bulletin December 2015

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Four peace activists arrested after causing damage to Northrop Grumman building in Nebraska

1239393_1229627583719579_6778930359101993071_nfrom Frank Cordaro, on December 30

Just got back to Des Moines late last night.

First the good news:

Jessica Reznicek, former Des Moines Catholic Worker, full time peace activist and friend and companion of the poor, did a direct disarmament action Witness for Peace at the Northrop Grumman building in Bellevue, Nebraska. She took a sledge hammer and baseball bat to front windows and door of the Northrop Grumman building on Sunday night, December 27, 2015.

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Seven peace activists arrested at Pentagon in Holy Innocents witness

IMG_20151228_121747_181 (1)Report of the December 28th Holy Innocents Pentagon Witness

by Art Laffin

On December 28th, 50 people from the Atlantic and Southern Life Communities held a nonviolent witness at the Pentagon to commemorate the feast of the Massacre of the Holy Innocents. The noon-time witness began with a procession in which participants carried banners and signs from Army-Navy Drive to the police designated “protest” area located near the Pentagon south metro entrance. Recently, the Pentagon Police, citing security concerns, moved our vigil site down the sidewalk, away from the metro entrance and in the direction of the south parking lot.

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Nuclear Resister Issue #179

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Eight anti-drone, climate activists arrested at Beale Air Force Base

Occupy Beale AFB photo

Occupy Beale AFB photo, of Monday arrest

from Occupy Beale Air Force Base

Dozens of Anti-Drone, Climate Activists Try to Deliver Letter to Base Commander

BEALE AFB (Marysville, CA) – Eight peace advocates opposed to U.S. drone killing were arrested about 3:45 p.m. on Monday, December 14 as they walked onto Beale Air Force Base/Wheatland Gate to deliver a letter to the base commander calling for an end to drone warfare, and explaining how the military contributes to climate change. (see letter below)

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Eleven arrested stretching yellow caution tape across entrance of Indian Point nuclear plant

Photo by Andrew Courtney

Photo by Andrew Courtney

Eleven anti-nuclear activists were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct after stretching yellow caution tape across the main entrance of New York’s Indian Point nuclear power plant on December 12. The 50 people in attendance were there to protest the decision of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to allow one of the plant’s two reactors, Unit 3, to continue to operate after its license expires at midnight on Saturday, December 12.

Arrested were Gary Shaw, Judy Allen, Sally Gellert, Ken Okin, CP Colfield, Dan Fullerton, Merle Mceldowney, JK Canepa, Bruce Rosen, Jacki Drechsler and Rick Ufford-Chase.

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Anti-nuclear climbers defy Paris protest ban, four arrested

Robin Wood photo

Robin Wood photo

Four anti-nuclear activists defied the state of emergency ban on public protest in Paris on Wednesday, December 2, climbing up the steel cables beneath the modern Arche de la Defense to hang banners. French environmentalists joined German climbers from the action group Robin Wood in the ascent as the COP 21 climate talks were underway. They first deployed small banners reading “Don’t Nuke the Climate – Stop EPR” (referring to the latest French reactor design). Police were quickly on the scene, including 20 from a specially equipped mountain brigade in town for the event. They pursued the climbers up the cables and prevented a larger banner from unrolling which would have proclaimed “System Change, Not Climate Change!”

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Help support imprisoned activists on Giving Tuesday and Prisoners for Peace Day!


photo of  Felice & Jack near the peas growing in their garden

photo of Felice & Jack near the peas growing in their garden



Hi, friends,

Prisoners for Peace Day was established over 60 years ago by War Resisters’ International, to encourage people to write to conscientious objectors and others who are imprisoned because of their actions for peace.

Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to giving, was more recently established as a day for people to give to the non-profits of their choice, after the consumer frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

So please consider:

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