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New Haven activist among 7 protesters detained in Georgia for trespassing at nuclear sub base

April 11, 2018

April 11,2018 New Haven Register New Haven activist among 7 protesters detained in Georgia for trespassing at nuclear sub base “ST. MARY’S, GA. — A New Haven peace activist is among a group of seven protesters being detained in jail after they were arrested at a nuclear submarine base in Georgia. Mark Colville, 55, of…

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Catholic Peace Activists Arrested at Submarine Base

April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018 The Tablet Catholic Peace Activists Arrested at Submarine Base By Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) – Seven Catholic peace activists, including the granddaughter of Dorothy Day, were denied bail during a court appearance April 6, a day after they were detained after entering Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia to protest nuclear…

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Catholic peace activists face charges after detention at submarine base

April 6, 2018

April 6,2018 CatholicPhilly.com Catholic peace activists face charges after detention at submarine base By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Services UPDATED – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Seven Catholic peace activists were denied bail during a court appearance April 6, a day after they were detained after entering Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia to protest nuclear weapons. Calling…

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How do you tell the kids that Grandma is in jail for resisting nuclear weapons?

April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018 Waging Nonviolence How do you tell the kids that Grandma is in jail for resisting nuclear weapons? by Frida Berrigan “Our grandma is in jail,” Madeline tells a woman wrestling a shopping cart at Target. “She went over a war fence and tried to make peace,” Seamus adds helpfully. “They arrested her,…

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How did 7 protesters break into Kings Bay Submarine base?

April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018 FirstCoast How did 7 protesters break into Kings Bay Submarine base?

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7 anti-war activists detained after vandalism on Kings Bay sub base

April 5, 2018

April 5, 2018 News4JAX 7 anti-war activists detained after vandalism on Kings Bay sub base ST. MARYS, Ga. – Seven members of a group called Kings Bay Plowshares were arrested Thursday after they slipped onto the Kings Bay Submarine Base and vandalized some signs, according to a base spokesman. A news release on the Kings Bay…

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Activists raid nuclear submarine base with hammers and ‘baby bottles of their own blood’

April 5, 2018

April 5, 2018 Washington Post Activists raid nuclear submarine base with hammers and ‘baby bottles of their own blood’ by Lindsey Bever Seven Catholic peace activists were detained early Thursday at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia after entering the installation to protest nuclear weapons. The protesters were “carrying hammers and baby bottles…

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Seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists arrested inside Trident nuclear submarine base

April 5, 2018

April 5,2018 The Nuclear Resister Seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists arrested inside Trident nuclear submarine base Seven Catholic plowshares activists were detained early Thursday morning, April 5 at the Kings Bay Naval Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. They entered on Wednesday night, April 4.  Calling themselves Kings Bay Plowshares, they went to make real the prophet…

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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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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.)