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On Jan 31, we
hosted a panel presentation about the
risks of nuclear war. At least 80 people listened to and
questioned three speakers:
-Harvard professor Elaine Scarry updated facts, and noted that the
presence of nuclear arms undermines constitutional rights.
-Washington Post writer, Dan Zac, highlighted the continuing history
of resisting nuclear weapons, especially by the third speaker.
-Sister Megan Rice reminisced about her protests and incarceration,
and introduced the idea of civil obedience:
that the law that takes care of every one is what to obey.
Jan.28, 2017 Medical problems and
ICAN International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
most up to date
Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and
International Peace Bureau
6 Sane Act (Sen. Markey)
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Resister site and quarterly newspaper
Watch Luck WI
and Control by Eric Schlosser
Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan. Oak Ridge
11 look for Helen
Young's film on public TV later this year
about "Sister Megan's action at
Oak Ridge 2012.
William Perry Project former secretary of defense
with Pres. Bill Clinton
to go to larger, legible, and printable one.
Scarry Jounnalist Dan Zak
Sister Megan Rice
Harvard Professor author of a number of books relevant to
war and nuclear weapons. Her latest: Thermonuclear Monarchy:
Choosing Between Democracy and Doom.
Sr. Megan Rice SHCJ 85 yr. old nun. A teacher for
33 years in Nigeria became an anti-nuclear activist on her return.
Arrested approximately 40 times. The latest imprisonment: two yrs.
for breaching the security perimeter of the largest uranium storage
facility in the country, exposing its insecurity.
Dan Zak Washington Post Journalist and author of Almighty:
Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age
based on the story of Sr. Megans daring anti-nuclear action.
by Tom Gale
Amesbury Friends Peace Center
Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space,
Mass Peace Action
MidCoast Peace & Justice Group-Rockland
NH Peace Action,
North Shore Coalition for Peace and Justice,
Pax Christi Maine
Pax Christi Massachusetts,
Pax Christi USA-Beverly, MA Chapter,
Peace and Social Concerns Committee of Friends Meeting of Cambridge,
Sts. Francis & Thérèse Catholic Worker, Worcester,
St. Susanna Parish Pax Christi, Dedham, MA,
The House of Peace, Ipswich, MA,
The Social Action Council of North Parish of North Andover MA UU
The Union of Concerned Scientists,
Veterans for Peace-Samantha Smith Chapter #45
Veterans for Peace-Smedley D. Butler Brigade.
Click for highlights in 2002 - 2003, 2004,
2011, 2012, 2013,
People for Peace meets monthly, on the fourth Tuesday,
at 7:30 pm, at
North Parish Church, North Andover.
Merrimack Valley People for Peace (978) 685-1389
P.O. Box 573
North Andover, MA 01845
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