Bond Denied for Kings Bay Plowshares
Seven Catholic plowshares activists were arrested early Thursday morning at the Kings Bay Naval Base St. Mary’s Georgia.
They entered the base late in the evening of April 4, 2018 in an attempt to nonviolently transform weapons of mass destruction and inspire Americans to reject racism, militarism, and economic injustice. They are being held at the Camden County Public Safety Complex in Woodbine, Georgia.Read More
April 6,2018 CatholicPhilly.com Catholic peace activists face charges after detention at submarine base By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Services UPDATED – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Seven Catholic peace activists were denied bail during a court appearance April 6, a day after they were detained after entering Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia to protest nuclear weapons. Calling…Read More
April 6, 2018 Waging Nonviolence How do you tell the kids that Grandma is in jail for resisting nuclear weapons? by Frida Berrigan “Our grandma is in jail,” Madeline tells a woman wrestling a shopping cart at Target. “She went over a war fence and tried to make peace,” Seamus adds helpfully. “They arrested her,…Read More
April 6, 2018 FirstCoast How did 7 protesters break into Kings Bay Submarine base?Read More
Seven Catholic plowshares activists were detained early Thursday morning at the Kings Bay Naval Base St. Mary’s Georgia.
They entered on Wednesday night April 4. Calling themselves Kings Bay Plowshares, they went to make real the prophet Isaiah’s command: “beat swords into plowshares”.
The seven chose to act on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Who devoted his life to addressing the triplets of militarism, racism and materialism. In their statement, which they carried with them, the group quoted King, who said: The greatest purveyor of violence in the world (today) is my own government.”Read More
April 5, 2018 News4JAX 7 anti-war activists detained after vandalism on Kings Bay sub base ST. MARYS, Ga. – Seven members of a group called Kings Bay Plowshares were arrested Thursday after they slipped onto the Kings Bay Submarine Base and vandalized some signs, according to a base spokesman. A news release on the Kings Bay…Read More
April 5, 2018 Washington Post Activists raid nuclear submarine base with hammers and ‘baby bottles of their own blood’ by Lindsey Bever Seven Catholic peace activists were detained early Thursday at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia after entering the installation to protest nuclear weapons. The protesters were “carrying hammers and baby bottles…Read More
April 5,2018 The Nuclear Resister Seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists arrested inside Trident nuclear submarine base Seven Catholic plowshares activists were detained early Thursday morning, April 5 at the Kings Bay Naval Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. They entered on Wednesday night, April 4. Calling themselves Kings Bay Plowshares, they went to make real the prophet…Read More
April 5, 2018 National Catholic Reporter Plowshares activists arrested for action at Georgia naval base By James Dearie ST. MARY’S, GA. — Seven activists from the Catholic Plowshares movement were arrested the morning of April 5 after breaking into a nuclear submarine base. Elizabeth McAlister, Mark Colville, Clare Grady, Martha Hennessy, Jesuit Fr. Stephen Kelly, Patrick O’Neill, and…Read More
April 5, 2018 Firstcoastnews.com 7 PROTESTERS DETAINED AT NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE IN KINGS BAY According to the Public Affairs Officer, Scott Bassett, protesters made their way onto the base property of Naval Submarine Base in Kings Bay, Georgia. Officials report the protesters were able to make their way onto the base but were not near…Read More