In The Media

Justice Action Bulletin: Peacemakers on 11-day walk; Poor People’s Campaign

September 4, 2018

September 4, 2018 National Catholic Reporter Justice Action Bulletin: Peacemakers on 11-day walk; Poor People’s Campaign by Maria Benevento SAVANNAH, GEORGIA — On the morning of Sept. 4, approximately 20 peacemakers began a “Disarm Trident Peace Walk” from Savannah to the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Marys, Georgia. According to a Sept. 3 press release…

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The Catholic peace movement is at a critical stage

August 21, 2018

August 21, 2018 US Catholic The Catholic peace movement is at a critical stage By Judith Valente Seated in a circle on sofas and easy chairs at a church rectory in a largely Hispanic section of South Bend, Indiana, a group of students from Notre Dame University and Holy Cross College train their eyes on…

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Religious argument may create new path for Kings Bay break-in defendants

August 3, 2018

August 3, 2018 The Brunswick News Religious argument may create new path for Kings Bay break-in defendants By Wes Wolf Assistant U.S. Attorney Karl Knoche said the Kings Bay Plowshares defendants and others in their cause created a “cottage industry” of breaking into and vandalizing nuclear U.S. military installations over the past 38 years, and…

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Kings Bay Plowshares: Meet Two of the Seven Activists Who Secretly Entered a Nuclear Submarine Base

July 23, 2018

July 23, 2018 Democracy Now Kings Bay Plowshares: Meet Two of the Seven Activists Who Secretly Entered a Nuclear Submarine Base We look at the resistance against nuclear weapons here in the United States. On April 4, 2018—the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination—seven Catholic Plowshares activists secretly entered Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay…

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Clare Grady, Kings Bay Plowshares Activist, talks to WRFI right after being released from jail (AUDIO)

July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 WRFI Clare Grady, Kings Bay Plowshares Activist, talks to WRFI right after being released from jail (AUDIO) By Laura Rosbrow-Telem Clare Grady is an anti-war activist and Ithaca resident. Most recently, she was arrested along with six other activists from the Catholic Plowshares movement, a Christian pacifist group, on the morning of…

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Jim Kenyon: Despite House Arrest, Vt. Activist’s Faith, Beliefs Remain Unshakeable

July 7, 2018

July 7, 2018 Valley News Jim Kenyon: Despite House Arrest, Vt. Activist’s Faith, Beliefs Remain Unshakeable With the Upper Valley in the grips of an extended heat wave, Martha Hennessy stayed home while her husband and grandchildren cooled off a couple of miles away at Stoughton Pond in Perkinsville on a recent afternoon. Missing out…

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Reflections on a Revolutionary Among Us

July 4, 2018

July 4, 2018 WYPR Reflections on a Revolutionary Among Us By Tom Hall On this holiday in which we celebrate independence and the courage of our revolutionary heroes, a word about a different kind of revolutionary, and her exercise of the free speech and religious practice the founders fought for. Elizabeth McAlister has lived at…

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7 Catholics Arrested For Trespassing As Part of Symbolic Anti Nuke Protest

July 3, 2018

July 3, 2018 KPFA 7 Catholics Arrested For Trespassing As Part of Symbolic Anti Nuke Protest Today on Flashpoints, we look at the federal court case against 7 Catholics accused of trespassing and damaging US property as part of a symbolic protest against nuclear weapons in Georgia, then we discuss the role of NATO and…

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Interview With Martha Hennessy and Carmen Trotta

June 26, 2018

June 26,2018 Pressenza Interview With Martha Hennessy and Carmen Trotta Both Martha Hennessy and Carmen Trotta are under strict house arrest until their trial, hence they were not allowed to go to the Pressenza studio, the interview was done at Mary House, The Catholic Worker on June 21st 2018. Their plowshares action where seven activists…

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Kings Bay Plowshares Action Names the Trident with Blood

June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018 Counter Punch Kings Bay Plowshares Action Names the Trident with Blood By John LaForge Seven Plowshares activists snuck into the Kings Bay Trident Submarine Base in Georgia on April 4th, the 50thanniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Once inside, they put up banners and poured blood…

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Sign the Global Petition

This is an urgent 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 (KBP7).

They face 25 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.)