In 1958 Hennacy fasted for 40 days in protest of nuclear weapons testing. Hennacy believed that adherence to Christianity required being a pacifist and because governments constantly threaten or use force to resolve conflicts this meant being an anarchist.  He studied at three different institutions (a year at each one): Hiram College in Ohio in 1913 University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1914 and The Ohio State University in 1915.
He establiAmmon Hennacyd the "Joe Hill House of Hospitality" in Salt Lake City Utah and practiced tax resistance. Ammon Ashford Hennacy (July 24 1893 – January 14 1970) was an Irish American pacifist Christian anarchist social activist member of the Catholic Worker Movement and a Wobbly.