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9/26/2018 Legal Update

September 26, 2018

Attorneys for the seven Kings Bay Plowshares defendants today filed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act Memo in federal court in Brunswick, GA, as their response to the court’s request for supplemental briefings that would justify the defendants’ use of  the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in their defense. The RFRA requires the government to prove…

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Disarm Trident: Savannah to Kings Bay Peace Walk September 3-14, 2018

September 14, 2018

Today, September 9th, is the anniversary of the first Plowshares action which took place in 1980 at a General Electric plant in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. On that day, eight people entered the plant and hammered and poured blood on nose cones to nuclear warheads, sparking a movement of citizen disarmament actions that continue to this day. When we began our walk this morning in support of the Kings Bay Plowshares…

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Profiles in (Non-Violent) Courage

September 5, 2018

September 5,2018 The Cape Breton Spectator Profiles in (Non-Violent) Courage By Sean Howard “No policies in human history have more deserved to be recognized as immoral. Or insane. … Whether Americans, Russians, and other humans can rise to the challenge of reversing these policies and eliminating the danger of near-term extinction caused by their own…

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“Disarm Trident: Savannah to Kings Bay Peace Walk”

September 4, 2018

September 4, 2018 WSAV “Disarm Trident: Savannah to Kings Bay Peace Walk”

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Justice Action Bulletin: Peacemakers on 11-day walk; Poor People’s Campaign

September 4, 2018

September 4, 2018 National Catholic Reporter Justice Action Bulletin: Peacemakers on 11-day walk; Poor People’s Campaign by Maria Benevento SAVANNAH, GEORGIA — On the morning of Sept. 4, approximately 20 peacemakers began a “Disarm Trident Peace Walk” from Savannah to the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Marys, Georgia. According to a Sept. 3 press release…

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The Catholic peace movement is at a critical stage

August 21, 2018

August 21, 2018 US Catholic The Catholic peace movement is at a critical stage By Judith Valente Seated in a circle on sofas and easy chairs at a church rectory in a largely Hispanic section of South Bend, Indiana, a group of students from Notre Dame University and Holy Cross College train their eyes on…

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Religious argument may create new path for Kings Bay break-in defendants

August 3, 2018

August 3, 2018 The Brunswick News Religious argument may create new path for Kings Bay break-in defendants By Wes Wolf Assistant U.S. Attorney Karl Knoche said the Kings Bay Plowshares defendants and others in their cause created a “cottage industry” of breaking into and vandalizing nuclear U.S. military installations over the past 38 years, and…

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Kings Bay Plowshares: Meet Two of the Seven Activists Who Secretly Entered a Nuclear Submarine Base

July 23, 2018

July 23, 2018 Democracy Now Kings Bay Plowshares: Meet Two of the Seven Activists Who Secretly Entered a Nuclear Submarine Base We look at the resistance against nuclear weapons here in the United States. On April 4, 2018—the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination—seven Catholic Plowshares activists secretly entered Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay…

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Legal Update, July 2018

July 15, 2018

Today attorneys filed Motions to Dismiss all criminal charges against the Kings Bay Plowshares in federal court in Brunswick, GA.  The seven Catholic defendants are charged with three federal felonies and one misdemeanor for their actions in going onto the Naval Base at Kings Bay Georgia and symbolically disarming the massive amount of nuclear weapons…

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Clare Grady, Kings Bay Plowshares Activist, talks to WRFI right after being released from jail (AUDIO)

July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 WRFI Clare Grady, Kings Bay Plowshares Activist, talks to WRFI right after being released from jail (AUDIO) By Laura Rosbrow-Telem Clare Grady is an anti-war activist and Ithaca resident. Most recently, she was arrested along with six other activists from the Catholic Plowshares movement, a Christian pacifist group, on the morning of…

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