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Anti-Nuke Protesters Convicted in Break-In at Navy Sub Base, U.S News and World Report, Oct. 25, 2019

October 26, 2019

Anti-Nuke Protesters Convicted in Break-In at Navy Sub Base BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Seven Roman Catholic activists have been convicted of federal crimes for breaking into a Navy submarine base in Georgia to protest nuclear weapons. The defendants face potential sentences of more than 20 years in prison after being found guilty Thursday of trespassing,…

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Kings Bay Plowshares activists found guilty of all charges, NCR, by Jesse Remedios, Oct. 25, 2019s

October 26, 2019

Brunswick, Georgia — A jury unanimously found seven Catholic activists guilty Oct. 24 of conspiracy, destruction of government property, depredation and trespassing for a 2018 anti-nuclear weapons protest at Kings Bay Naval Base in Georgia. The verdict, which came after a little more than two hours of deliberation, was the culmination of a four-day trial…

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Kings Bay anti-nuclear activists guilty on all counts, Brunswick News by Wes Wolfe, Oct. 25, 2019

October 26, 2019

There were reams of motions, well-researched arguments, hours of testimony and a fair amount of debate about truth, facts and word definitions. But the jury’s brief deliberations cast a light on the most obvious of answers — you can’t expect to break into a nuclear Navy base and get away with it. The federal district…

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Omnicidal Tendencies: The Nuclear Presidency of Donald Trump, Intercepted Podcast with Liz McAlister, Oct. 23, 2019

October 26, 2019

Donald Trump now controls all U.S. nukes, and seven activists who protested this threat are now facing decades in prison. This week on Intercepted: Legendary peace activist Liz McAlister has spent her entire life resisting U.S. war. The 79-year-old grandmother of six, who is on trial with her Kings Bay Plowshares co-defendants, explains why she…

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Ithaca Voice: Letters from the Courtroom: Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Trial Unfolds

October 23, 2019

BRUNSWICK, G.A. — Many readers know that a historic trial is underway in Brunswick, Georgia. Seven citizens, including one from Ithaca, are going up against the U.S. government’s nuclear policies here in Federal Court. They are on trial for entering the Kings Bay Naval Base, home to six Trident submarines carrying enough nuclear weapons to…

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Taking Next Steps Toward Nuclear Abolition by Kathy Kelly, Commondreams, Oct. 20,2019

October 23, 2019

Marianne Goldscheider worries that, similar to the 1930s, citizens of countries possessing nuclear weapons sleepwalk toward utter disaster. Read

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Catholic Activists Stand Trial for Protesting Nuclear Weapons, The Nation by Sam Husseini, October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019

The members of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 face decades in prison for their nonviolent direct action at a naval base last year. On the morning of Saturday, October 19, Clare Grady meditated on the local bird songs and prayed upon Luke 12: “When you are brought before synagogues, rulers, and authorities, do not worry…

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Press Release: Facing Decades in Prison, Activists of Conscience Confront “Culture of Death

October 19, 2019

Facing Decades in Prison, Activists of Conscience Confront “Culture of Death” — Interviews Available America, the magazine of the Jesuits in the United States, just published the piece: “The Plowshares Activists are on Trial for Anti-Nuclear Protest. Theologians say the Gospel’s on Their Side.” In a joint statement, the Plowshares activists, who take their name…

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Press Release: Ellsberg: Plowshares Action Justified to Prevent Omnicide

October 19, 2019

Ellsberg: Plowshares Action Justified to Prevent Omnicide –– Interviews Available   Last week, accuracy.org released the news release: “The Coming Trial: Activists Facing Decades in Prison for Turning Weapons into Plowshares.”   Today, Daniel Ellsberg, who exposed the Pentagon Papers, said in a statement to accuracy.org: “I strongly endorse the action of civil resistance by the Kings Bay…

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Daniel Ellsberg Backs Anti-Nuke Activists Now Facing 25 Years in Prison for Acting to ‘Avert a Much Greater Evil’

October 18, 2019

The Kingsbay Plowshares 7 received a public boost of support this week from renowned activist Daniel Ellsberg, whose 1971 leaking of the Pentagon Papers proved a decisive turning point in public U.S. opinion on the Vietnam War… Read the Full Article at Common Dreams

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Sign the Global Petition

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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 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.)