Not in our name, bid to stop Trident

Independent [UK]

02/15/07

A powerful coalition of 100 scientists, lawyers, church leaders, actors, writers and MPs is today demanding a halt to the rush by Tony Blair towards a replacement for Britain’s Trident nuclear weapon system. Stephen Hawking, the astrophysicist, is among the prominent figures fronting the campaign, which will strengthen growing demands in Parliament for the vote on the replacement of the nuclear weapons system to be delayed until a full debate on the options has taken place. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Right Rev Rowan Williams, the author Zadie Smith, the actress Emma Thompson, the fashion designer Vivienne Westwood and the architect Richard Rogers have also signed a statement objecting to a hasty decision...

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/article2271662.ece


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp

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Not in Our Name: Campaign Launched against Trident Nuclear Weapons System Replacement
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines07/0215-09.htm

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