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Plowshares activists motivated to witness to God’s call for peace

June 24, 2018

June 24,2018  Crux  Plowshares activists motivated to witness to God’s call for peace By Dennis Sadowski for Catholic News Services WASHINGTON, D.C. – Entering a military base without authorization in the dark of night to symbolically dismantle nuclear warheads is not an act most people ever consider. Yet seven Catholics who said they were motivated…

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Kings Bay Plowshares in court for arraignment, bond hearing

May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018 The Nuclear Resister Kings Bay Plowshares in court for arraignment, bond hearing By Patrick O’Neill “At a May 17 bond hearing in United States District Court in Brunswick, Georgia, U.S. Attorney Karl Knoche told U.S. Magistrate Stan Baker that the government recommended that the seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists be held without…

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Protesting our country’s nuclear weapons is (still) worth going to jail for

May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018 America Protesting our country’s nuclear weapons is (still) worth going to jail for By Nathan Scheider “On Mother’s Day a year ago, I was staying in a house whose usual residents had gone to visit their mothers, leaving me alone to somehow cook a worthy breakfast for four extraordinary mothers—my own mother,…

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50 Years Ago Today: Catonsville 9 Burned Draft Papers with Homemade Napalm to Protest Vietnam War

May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 Democracy Now 50 Years Ago Today: Catonsville 9 Burned Draft Papers with Homemade Napalm to Protest Vietnam War “Fifty years ago today, on May 17, 1968, in the Baltimore suburb of Catonsville, Maryland, a group of Catholic priests and activists stood around a small fire, praying and singing. They had gone into…

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50 years later, the spirit of the Catonsville Nine lives on

May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 Waging Nonviolence 50 years later, the spirit of the Catonsville Nine lives on By Frida Berrigan “It was a big moment. More than a hundred people watched as a college professor held one end of a heavy vinyl cover, helping an 88-year-old woman, pull it from the top of a tall metal…

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7 Anti-Nuke Activists Indicted in Southern District of Georgia Federal Court

May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018 Pressenza 7 Anti-Nuke Activists Indicted in Southern District of Georgia Federal Court “Early on the morning of April 5, 2018, seven nuclear abolitionists were arrested inside the Kings Bay Naval Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. Kings Bay is the Atlantic homeport for six Trident nuclear ballistic missile submarines and also provides critical…

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Plowshares Activists Indicted over Protest at Kings Bay Naval Base

May 4, 2018

May 4, 2018 Democracy Now Plowshares Activists Indicted over Protest at Kings Bay Naval Base And in Georgia, a federal court has filed an indictment against seven Catholic Plowshares activists who were arrested for protesting last month at Kings Bay Naval Base—the largest nuclear submarine base in the world. The activists entered the base on…

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DANIEL ELLSBERG WARNS OF ‘NO SURVIVORS’ IF U.S. GOES TO WAR WITH ‘CRIMINALLY INSANE’ NUCLEAR WEAPONS

May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018 Newsweek DANIEL ELLSBERG WARNS OF ‘NO SURVIVORS’ IF U.S. GOES TO WAR WITH ‘CRIMINALLY INSANE’ NUCLEAR WEAPONS Nina Burleigh “Daniel Ellsberg is best known as the defense analyst who leaked the Pentagon Papers and exposed Defense Department lies about American involvement in the Vietnam War. But in 1971, when he took those…

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Daniel Berrigan’s Ethic of Resurrection and the Kings Bay Plowshares

April 30, 2018

April 30,2018 Pax Christi USA Daniel Berrigan’s Ethic of Resurrection and the Kings Bay Plowshares By Art Laffin “The No to state uttered by the unarmed Christ is vindicated in His resurrection.  Of this, the world can never be a witness…This is our glory. From Peter and Paul to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Romero.…

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I stand w/the Kings Bay Plowshares campaign

April 27, 2018

We’re starting a campaign to support the Kings Bay Plowshares. Here’s Jun-San, who not only stands with the KBP, she is also walking with them! Please consider making your own signs, take a photo, and post it on facebook, twitter, or instagram with the hastag #kingsbayplowshares and #swordsintoplowshares . We need your support! Please pass this…

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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.)