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Allison Lemons CoL

Allison, who lives in Santa Fe, became a Loretto Co-member in the fall of 2022.  She is happy to have found a home in the Loretto Community which nourishes her spiritually and socially, while also prompting her to take an active interest in local problems. She currently serves on the Peace Committee and is a member of Loretto Link's Political Concerns Group.
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News from New Mexico, the Atomic State

By Allison Lemons CoL / May 22, 2024 /
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Between 1956 and 1972, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) periodically flushed water containing chromium down Sandia Canyon. In 2005 a toxic plume of hexavalent chromium was discovered in ground water under LANL property. Fifty years later, those responsible…

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Easter Peace… Let’s Hope

By Allison Lemons CoL / May 1, 2023 /
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Nuclear weapons are immoral and expensive. One nuclear blast could kill several million people, not including those who would suffer from radiation sickness and genetic mutations. Nukes contaminate air, soil…

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A plea from the Peace Committee

By Allison Lemons CoL / March 1, 2023 /
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Nuclear weapons are weapons of massive destruction so horrendous that to expose anyone to them is not just immoral; it is demonic. On Aug. 6, 1945, our country dropped an…

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The new nuclear arms race

By Allison Lemons CoL / February 1, 2023 /
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As the news in December showed, we are embarked on a new nuclear arms race. Early that month, the U.S. unveiled the B21 Raider nuclear stealth bomber, our first new…

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Nuclear Waste Grows

By Allison Lemons CoL / January 11, 2023 /
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The Loretto Peace Committee focuses on the abolition of nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, it is easy for us to forget about nuclear waste. But not for New Mexico residents. Beyond the…

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