Bill Ofenloch

Mark Colville’s Statement on Returning Home, October 7

October 7, 2019

Hello friends! It is so good to be home. Deep thanks to all of you who have been wishing and praying and hoping me here all this time, and for the great outpouring of affection that has accompanied me back to New Haven.       The court’s granting our motion for release without ankle…

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Memorandum in Support of Notice of Intent to Raise Defenses

October 5, 2019

Defendants are raising defenses of First Amendment, Necessity, International Law, and War Crimes. Over the years, some courts have refused to allow defenses similar to some of these being raised, i Importantly, none of the prior cases have addressed the issue of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in any way. Indeed, many were decided…

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Motion in Limine

October 5, 2019

The United States of America, by and through Bobby L. Christine,  United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, moves the Court for an Order prohibiting the presentation at trial of evidence concerning Defendants’ justification for entering Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay on or about April 5, 2018, unless and until each Defendant proffers…

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Notice of intent to raise the defense of necessity

October 5, 2019

Defendants will raise the defense of necessity in this matter. First, defendant sincerely believed that  he was faced with a choice of evils and he chose the lesser of the two evils.

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Sub base break-in trial to reprise pretrial arguments by Wes Wolfe, Brunswick News, Oct 3, 2019

October 5, 2019

As the days tick down to the trial of the seven anti-nuclear protestors who broke into Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in April, opposing counsel are gearing up for jury selection and other pretrial maneuvers. Read more

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September 29 NYC Festival of Hope Highlights

October 3, 2019

Being Fully Human and Entering the Wilderness of the Incarcerated: The NYC Festival of Hope October 3, 2019 More than 250 people, a multicultural crowd, joined five of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 in person at a Festival of Hope celebration in New York City this past Sunday. Four of the activists wearing monitors strapped…

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Press Release Oct. 3, 2019 – Facing Trial, Plowshares Activists Tell Their Stories to Cheers in NYC

October 3, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 3, 2019 CONTACTS:  Mary Anne Grady Flores, 607-280-8797, gradyflores08@gmail.com  Bill Ofenloch, 212-369-1590, billcpf@aol.com   Facing Trial, Plowshares Activists Tell Their Stories to Cheers in NYC NEW YORK – More than 250 people, a multicultural crowd, joined five of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 in person at a Festival of Hope celebration in New…

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Update: Liz out, Mark getting out, Festivals of Hope Planned before October Trial

September 28, 2019

  Elizabeth McAlister Released from Jail Sept. 13, Mark Colville Oct. 1 NYC, NC & GA Festivals of Hope Prior to October 21 Trial September 26, 2019 Dear Supporters, There is much to tell you about our friends, the Kings Bay Plowshares 7. Their trial in Georgia begins Monday, October 21. Elizabeth McAlister has been…

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Elizabeth McAlister Released – NYC, NC & GA Events Prior to October Trial

September 25, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 CONTACTS:  Mary Anne Grady Flores, 607-280-8797, gradyflores08@gmail.com  Bill Ofenloch, 212-369-1590, billcpf@aol.com Elizabeth McAlister Released NYC, NC & GA Events Prior to October Trial BRUNSWICK, GA – Long-time peace activist Elizabeth McAlister is out of jail for the first time since April 2018. She was able to convince the authorities…

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Remember, repent, resist, 74 years since the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, by Art Laffin, NCR, August 6, 2019

September 24, 2019

This Aug. 6 and 9 mark the 74th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States. On Aug. 6, 1945, the feast of the Transfiguration, an atomic bomb, made in the … Read

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