Quaker Minute June 5, 2022

As South Carolinians, we feel a special responsibility to speak out against theproduction of plutonium pits and Tritium Producing Burnable Absorber Rods (TPBARs)in our state. Plutonium pits would be produced at Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken,South Carolina, and TPBARs are currently produced at Wesdyne in the Westinghousefacility near Columbia, South Carolina. The plutonium pits……

Yemen End War Vigil

FRIDAY March 25th 5PM-6:30PMSouth Carolina StatehouseMain & Gervais, Columbia, SC March 25th marks 7 years of war in Yemen, the forgotten war. While the US no longer participates in offensive actions taken by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in Yemen, it still supplies arms, intelligence and logistical support, fueling the violence.  Millions of……

Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com On March 6, 2022, Cassandra Fraxlix had a Letter to the Editor published in The State newspaper reflecting our Quaker values against war in response to Putin’s threat to use nuclear weapons.    It is heart-wrenching to watch as the Ukrainian people flee and experience the devastation of war. Putin……