U.S.: Peace activists to stage monthly protests alongside siren tests
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U.S.: Peace activists to stage monthly protests alongside siren tests

Palolo peace activist Wally Inglis, 80, said he plans today to lead the first of a scheduled monthly protest from 11:30 a.m. to noon at the Father Damien statue outside the state Capitol to coincide with the monthly tests. “We’re saying there is really no defense against nuclear weapons,” Inglis said this morning. “Our message is that the only shelter is peace. The sirens are giving us the illusion that at some point we’re going to run into a shelter or go under a desk and we’ll be safe. We’re saying we should get rid of the weapons.” The protests are similar to those organized by Dorothy Day and the Catholic Workers movement of the 1950s.


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