Campaign News

Mark Colville Sentenced to 21 Months

April 9, 2021

April 9, 2021 Mark Colville Sentenced to 21 Months, Informs Court of Its Own Criminality BRUNSWICK, GA—More than three years after he and six other anti-nuclear activists entered Kings Bay Naval Base, home to six Trident nuclear submarines,  a federal judge sentenced Mark Colville to 21 months in prison. Over a video conference, Judge Lisa…

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Link for Recording of April 5 Festival of Hope

April 2, 2021

Link for Recording of the Third Anniversary Festival of Hope on Monday, April 5 The recording can be viewed on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jx7__Pm4Tss We invite you to celebrate the third anniversary of the King Bay Plowshares disarmament action with a Zoom Festival of Hope on Monday evening. It will be in the form of a…

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April 5 Zoom Festival of Hope for Third Anniversary and Mark’s Sentencing April 9

March 30, 2021

The third anniversary of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 action is approaching on April 4 which is Easter this year. Mark Colville has also decided to go forward with virtual sentencing on April 9 after numerous delays because of virus concerns. We are planning a Zoom Festival of Hope for Monday, April 5 at 7…

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Feb. 14 Update: Clare Grady Reports to Prison – Festival of Hope Highlights

February 14, 2021

CLARE GRADY REPORTS TO ALDERSON FEDERAL PRISON Clare Grady started her prison sentence on Wednesday, February 10. She is one of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 who entered the Trident nuclear submarine base in Georgia almost three years ago on April 4, 2018, to nonviolently and symbolically disarm omnicidal nuclear weapons. Her daughters, Leah and…

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Festival of Hope for Clare Grady, Sunday, February 7, Recording

February 4, 2021

What: A Festival of Hope for Kings Bay Plowshares Activist Clare Grady When: Sunday, February 7 Where: Zoom, YouTube, and Facebook The recording is available at the KBP7 Youtube https://kingsbayplowshares7.org/galleries/video-gallery/ Clare Grady, a storied activist from Ithaca, NY, was arrested in April, 2018 for peacefully protesting against Trident’s nuclear weapons. She is the sixth of…

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Carmen Trotta’s Statement For Enactment of Treaty For the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, Jan. 22, 2021

January 26, 2021

Carmen Trotta’s statement from prison on the TPNW becoming international law We certainly owe a debt of gratitude to those who conceived and advocated for this international obligation. An obligation, one would think for human beings, for human dignity and our actualization, our destiny. For Americans, the timing of the treaty’s adoption into international law…

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Jan. 14, 2021 Update – Patrick O’Neill Enters Prison with Hope

January 15, 2021

“I’m Going in there with Hope” – Patrick O’Neill Driving through Ohio, about to begin a 14-month sentence for his part in the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 disarmament action Patrick O’Neill didn’t sound like someone about to enter federal prison within minutes. “I’m going in there with hope. There’s cause for optimism right now.” At…

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Jan. 10, 7pm EST, Festival of Hope for Patrick O’Neill – NEW LINK

January 5, 2021

We have had to change the Zoom link for the virtual Festival of Hope on Sunday at 7 pm (Eastern) for Patrick O’Neill. He is now beginning a prison sentence for the disarmament action at the Kings Bay Trident base in Georgia more than two years ago. He is scheduled to report to the federal…

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Dec. 15 Update – Carmen and Martha Enter Prison, Fr. Steve Kelly Being Moved

December 17, 2020

Carmen Trotta and Martha Hennessy, two of the Kings Bay Plowshares disarmament activists, self-reported to federal prisons December 14 to begin their sentences. Carmen was driven by a group of community members and friends from St. Joseph House Catholic Worker in NYC to the prison in Otisville, NY, about a two hour drive. Before leaving…

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Dec. 11 Update – Carmen and Martha to Report to Prison Dec. 14

December 11, 2020

After a year of waiting since being convicted after trial in October 2019, two of the seven KBP activists begin their sentences on Monday, December 14. Carmen Trotta and Martha Hennessy will be reporting to two different Federal Correctional Institutions on December 14 by 2 pm. There is a great risk of contracting the COVID-19…

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Sign the Global Petition

(The petition has been delivered to the Department of Justice before the trial in October 2019 where the seven were convicted of all four counts. They are now being sentenced. You can still sign to show support, and you'll be added to the mailing list.)

This is a request that you join distinguished citizens of the world including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, other Nobel laureates and many others by signing our global petition to dismiss all charges against the Kings Bay Plowshares 7.

They face years in prison for exposing illegal and immoral nuclear weapons that threaten all life on Earth. The seven nonviolently and symbolically disarmed the Trident nuclear submarine base at Kings Bay, GA on April 4, 2018, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. (View KBP7 reading their statement here.)