Police arrested four anti-nuclear weapons protestors on June 18, 2010, outside the Honeywell's Kansas City plant.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Police arrest four protesters outside the Honeywell Plant at the
Bannister Federal Complex. The plant makes parts used in nuclear
Demonstrators say they are concerned citizens trying to shut
down what they call the Kansas City "nuclear weapons plant."
Several protesters used their bodies to barricade the gates
Many of the demonstrators hoped their nonviolent demonstration
would help abolish nuclear weapons all together. Others simply want
the government to protect the citizens who build them.
"So face up to the fact that in order to produce nuclear
weapons, you are going to have to contaminate your people and your
cities,” protestor Maurice Copeland said.
The group is planning another action on Aug. 16.