Walk for Nuclear Disarmament: Peacemakers in a World Bound by War & Violence

Friends,

A spirited and united group of walkers and supporters  – with special thanks to Bill Joyce, Margo Shafer and the Aldridges for dedicated and comforting SAG wagon duties – successfully and with full awareness of the irony of it all, accompanied Susan Crane back into the arms of the Dublin (CA) Federal Correctional institution for 60 more days of incarceration for her part in the 2009 Disarm Now Plowshares action. Continue reading

Walk for Nuclear Disarmament in the News

Friends, Susan Crane and others gathered this morning outside the Federal Correctional Institution at Dublin at the end of their 40 mile peace walk that started at Lockheed-Martin in Sunnyvale. KPFA 94.1 FM in Berkeley, California, covered today’s gathering and ran the story on this evening’s The Pacifica Evening News at 6:00. The story begins just before the 36 minute mark.  If the fancy link below doesn’t work for you, you can click here to listen.

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – August 22, 2012 at 6:00pm

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Walk for Disarmament, Day 4 Morning: Step by Step…

Dear Friends,

As I write this post Susan Crane and assembled company have finished the roughly 40 miles they have walked from Lockheed-Martin in Sunnyvale to a gathering place just outside the Federal prison in Dublin.  They are engaged in a prayer service before Susan takes a short walk to report to prison to serve two more months (for what???). Continue reading

(The Long) Walk for Nuclear Disarmament: Day Three

Reflections at the end of the third day of the Walk for Nuclear Disarmament: From Lockheed to Lock-Up, from a number of participants – Susan Crane, Ed Ehmke, Bob Russell, Bill Joyce, Mary Jane Parrine, Carlos Coffield, David Taxis, Peggy Coleman and Margo Shafer.  Many voices, all walking together in concert for the abolition of nuclear weapons. Continue reading

Walk for Nuclear Disarmament: Day Two

Friends,

Another good day as the Walk for Nuclear Disarmament: From Lockheed to Lock-Up continues North toward the Dublin Federal Prison.  Continue reading

Walk for Nuclear Disarmament: Day One

The Peace Walkers are resting after a memorable first day Walking for Nuclear Disarmament. Here are two reflections. The first is by Fumiaki “Fumi” Tosu, whose father is a Hibakusha of Hiroshima. Second is a reflection on the day by Susan Crane. Continue reading

Praying with Our Feet (and Hearts)

Dear Friends,

By now Participants in the Walk for Nuclear Disarmament: From Lockheed to Lock-Up are on their way.  Earlier this morning they met at the Lockheed-Martin facility in Sunnyvale, California, where the Trident II D-5 submarine launched ballistic missiles are assembled. Continue reading

Walk for Nuclear Disarmament: From Lockheed to Lock-Up

(News Release sent out August 14th)

Members of the Pacific Life Community, along with other peace activists, will accompany a Plowshares activist on a peace walk from a major nuclear weapons system maker to the Federal prison where she has been ordered to return. Continue reading

Disarm Now Peace Walk for Nuclear Disarmament (August 19 – 22)

Dear Friends,

Our friend Susan Crane has been ordered to return to the prison at Dublin, California on August 22nd. If you haven’t read the summary of Susan’s July 23rd probation hearing you can read it here. She was given 60 days of additional prison time. Continue reading

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