Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Ploughshares for Peace

And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. — Isaiah 2:3-4

The Transform Now Ploughshares movement is a nonviolent, anti-nuclear group of Christian pacifists. The nonviolent group, originated by Daniel Berrigan in 1980 organize symbolic demonstrations that can include damaging weapons or military property. 

Sister Meagan Rice, the elderly nun recently arrested and convicted for breaching a nuclear site, is a Ploughshares Movement activist.   

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