Today in Peace and Justice history on August 10, 1984

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Two Plowshares activists, Barb Katt and John LaForge, damaged a guidance system for a Trident submarine with hammers at a Sperry plant in Minnesota. In sentencing them to six months’ probation, U.S. District Judge Miles W. Lord commented, "Why do we condemn and hang individual killers, while extolling the virtues of warmongers?" continued > http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/thisweek.htm

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