Swords Into Plowshares, Volume Two
110 Pages
English

Swords Into Plowshares, Volume Two

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On September 9, 1980, the Plowshares Eight entered a General Electric plant in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and enacted the biblical command to "beat swords into plowshares" by hammering on the nose cones of two nuclear warheads and pouring blood on documents. Since that time, other small groups and individuals have entered manufacturing plants and military bases throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Germany, England, Ireland, Sweden, and Holland, to disarm components of nuclear and conventional weapons systems. As of Spring 2003 there have been over 150 people who, using hammers and other symbols, have carried out over 75 plowshares and related disarmament actions.
This book recounts each of the actions that have occurred over the last twenty-three years and includes information about the trials and sentences plowshares activists have received. Photos of some of the actions and participants are also included in this chronology as well as other resources for peace and justice.

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Published 01 May 2010
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EAN13 9781725226869
Language English
Document size 27 MB

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Wipf and Stock Publishers 199 W 8th Ave, Suite 3 Eugene, OR 97401 Swords Into Plowshares A Chronology of Plowshares Disarmament Actions, 1980-2003 By Laffin, Arthur J. and Berrigan, Daniel Copyright©2003 by Laffin, Arthur J. ISBN 13: 978-1-60899-051-1 Publication date 4/26/2010 Previously published by Rose Hill Books Cath Worker, 2003