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Plowshares activists arrested for action at Georgia naval base

April 5, 2018

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…

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7 PROTESTERS DETAINED AT NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE IN KINGS BAY

April 5, 2018

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…

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25 Years Jail-time for Protecting the Planet?

February 18, 2018

February 18, 2018 The Nation 25 Years Jail-time for Protecting the Planet? by Frida Berrigan The Kings Bay 7 were trying to put an end to the threat of nuclear war. Now they face a quarter-century behind bars. 25 years in prison. That is the possible fate of seven Catholic anti-nuclear activists awaiting trial for their action…

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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.)