In The Media

They Came to Stop a Crime by Jack Cohen-Joppa, Beyond Nuclear International, Nov. 10, 2019

November 11, 2019

“…You are the hope you have arrived to find.” So ended a brief message that Fr. Steve Kelly wrote from jail last month to be read to more than 100 friends and supporters. We had travelled from across the United States for a Festival of Hope on the eve of the trial of the Kings…

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Breaking! Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Story is Highly Unprofessional! by Susie Day, Counterpunch, Nov. 6, 2019

November 8, 2019

Dear Mainstream News Media – I’m talking to you, New York Times, Washington Post, MSNBC, CNN, and all your upstanding, highly professional conglomerate cohorts. Thank you one and all very, very much for not covering the trial of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7. Huh, you ask? Trial? Kings Bay? Plowshares 7? What Kings Bay Plowshares…

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Religious Beliefs Are Struck Down as Defense for Nuclear Protest by Sam Husseini, The Nation, Oct. 31, 2019

November 1, 2019

On October 21, the trial of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 began in Brunswick, Georgia. A year a half before, on April 4, 2018, this group of seven Catholic peace activists had entered the Kings Bay military facility—which stores much of the US government’s Trident nuclear arsenal—in St. Marys, Georgia. They spray-painted messages on walls…

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The Plowshares 7 Found Guilty: Nuclear Weapons Are the Real Crime by Kathy Kelly, Antiwar.com, Oct. 26, 2019

October 29, 2019

On October 24, following a three-day trial in Brunswick, GA, seven Catholic Workers who acted to disarm a nuclear submarine base were convicted on three felony counts and one misdemeanor. The defendants face 20 years in prison, yet they emerged from their trial seeming quite ready for next steps in their ongoing witness. Steve Kelly,…

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Convicted Anti-Nuclear Activists Speak Out: “Pentagon Has Brainwashed People” by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, Oct. 28, 2019

October 29, 2019

The seven Catholic peace activists who were convicted on October 24 for their symbolic protest against nuclear weapons at the Kings Bay Naval Base are now facing a two-to-three-month wait to hear their prison sentences. They could face more than 20 years in prison. “Our own lives are uncertain regarding the possible length of prison…

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Peace Activists Face Up to 25 Years in Prison for Breaking Into Nuclear Submarine Base by K. Thor Jensen, NEWSWEEK, Oct. 25, 2019

October 28, 2019

Seven Catholic anti-war protesters who raided the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia last year have been convicted of conspiracy, depredation of government property, destruction of government property and trespassing. They each face up to 25 years behind bars. Read

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From KZFR FM: Interview with Dave Waddell, Jackson Moore, Diane Suzuki, Mary Ann Grady Flores

October 28, 2019

Radio interview by Chris Nelson. Go to 65 minutes in to listen. Mary Ann Grady Flores was reached at the end of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 trial in Georgia. All defendants were found guilty for non violent direct action at the Kings Bay Trident Missile base. They have focused attention on the deadly nuclear…

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Seven peace activists who entered the US Trident submarine base found guilty, by Linda Pentz Gunter, Morning Star, Oct. 26, 2019

October 28, 2019

SEVEN peace activists who entered a US Trident submarine base in Georgia 18 months ago to protest against nuclear weapons were convicted on Thursday. The jury in the federal criminal trial took just under two-and-a-half hours to find the all of the defendants guilty on every count. Read

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Jury convicts 7 Catholic pacifists of breaking into nuclear submarine base, by Jonat Shimron, RNS, October 26, 2019

October 26, 2019

(RNS) — A federal jury on Thursday (Oct. 24) convicted seven Catholic peace activists of three felonies and a misdemeanor for breaking into a nuclear submarine base in Georgia last year. The seven now face up to 25 years in prison each for trespassing on the U.S. navy base, which houses six Trident submarines capable…

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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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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.)