Campaign News

New Sentencing Dates – Oct. 15 & 16

August 27, 2020

The 6 remaining plowshares defendants have been given new dates for sentencing on Oct. 15 and 16 in Brunswick, GA. There is the good likelihood that sentencing will go forward…

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APOLOGY PETITION To the People of Japan on the 75th Anniversary Commemoration of the U.S. Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 17, 2020

Envision the World Without Nuclear Weapons: August 6 and 9, 2020 75th Anniversary of the U.S. Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki  The 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing…

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No New Tridents: A Campaign Against the Columbia Ballistic Missile Submarine

August 14, 2020

  NO New Tridents: Announcing a Campaign Against the Columbia Ballistic Missile Submarine Seventy-five years after the horrors visited upon Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the first use of nuclear weapons,…

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Martha Hennessy Interview, July 9, 2020 with Japanese captions

August 4, 2020

Martha Hennessy speaks about the plowshares movement, nuclear weapons and what she did at the Kings Bay Trident Submarine base and why.

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July 24 Supporter Update, Sept. 3 & 4 Sentencing and Hiroshima/Nagasaki 75th Events

July 24, 2020

  SEPTEMBER 3 & 4 – NEW SENTENCING DATES FOR KINGS BAY PLOWSHARES 7   The six remaining Kings Bay Plowshares 7 defendants were granted a continuance for sentencing by…

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Liz McAlister Sentenced Today to Time Served and Supervised Probation

June 8, 2020

Liz McAlister, the eldest of the King Bay Plowshares 7, was sentenced today via video to time served, three years supervised release and for a portion of the restitution for…

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Elizabeth McAlister Sentenced Today to Time Served and Supervised Probation

June 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 8, 2020 CONTACTS: Bill Ofenloch, 212-369-1590, Mary Anne Grady Flores, 607-280-8797,    Today 80 year-old Elizabeth McAlister was sentenced to time served and three years supervised probation…

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Frida Berrigan’s Statement at Sentencing of her Mother, Liz McAlister, June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020

Good morning, friends, My name is Frida Berrigan and I am here to speak on behalf of my mom, Elizabeth McAlister, one of the co-defendants in the Kings Bay Plowshares.…

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Beating Swords to Plowshares by Kathy Kelly in Voices for Creative Nonviolence, May 30,2020

May 31, 2020

Beating Swords to Plowshares by Kathy Kelly Inscribed on a wall across from the United Nations in New York City are ancient words of incalculable yearning: “They will beat their…

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May 25 Update – New Sentencing Dates, June 8, 29 & 30

May 28, 2020

  SENTENCING DATES CHANGED FOR KINGS BAY PLOWSHARES 7 On Friday, May 22, Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the Southern District Federal Court of Georgia in Brunswick assigned new dates…

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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.)