SECOND ANNIVERSARY STATEMENT FROM MEGAN, MICHAEL & GREG
This is a statement from a nun and two others who are in prison for attempting to bring to public consciousness the US governments continuing production of nuclear weapons. The letter is long but well worth the read.
OPEN LETTER FROM THE BROOKLYN METROPOLITAN DETENTION CENTER
from Sr. Megan Rice, on behalf of the Transform Now Plowshares
July 28, 2014
Our Dear Sisters and Brothers,
We send warm greetings and many thanks to all who actively engage in the transformation of weapons of mass destruction to sustainable life-giving alternatives. Gregory Boertje-Obed (U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas) Michael Walli (Federal Correctional Institution McKean, Bradford, Pennsylvania) and I are sending you some of our observations and concerns on the 2nd anniversary of our Transform Now Plowshares action.
On July 28, 2012, after thorough study of nuclear issues, and because of our deepening commitment to nonviolence, we engaged in direct action by cutting through four fences at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where the U.S. continues to overhaul and upgrade thermonuclear warheads.
On that day, two years ago, when we reached the building where all U.S. highly-enriched (bomb-grade)…
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