Nuclear Power and Civil Liberties Can We Have Both? by Scott Denman

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Realistically, the choice right now is simple: Accept some temporary restrictions on our civil liberties, or potentially watch thousands of Americans die unnecessarily.

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The case was about the right of gays in the American society (Schmidt, W. But opposition to nuclear bombs and nuclear power has been expressed right from onwards, and the arguments have become more comprehensive, cogent and forceful with the passing years.

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