In The Media

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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Plowshares activists motivated to witness to God’s call for peace

June 24, 2018

June 24,2018  Crux  Plowshares activists motivated to witness to God’s call for peace By Dennis Sadowski for Catholic News Services WASHINGTON, D.C. – Entering a military base without authorization in the dark of night to symbolically dismantle nuclear warheads is not an act most people ever consider. Yet seven Catholics who said they were motivated…

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Kings Bay Plowshares in court for arraignment, bond hearing

May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018 The Nuclear Resister Kings Bay Plowshares in court for arraignment, bond hearing By Patrick O’Neill “At a May 17 bond hearing in United States District Court in Brunswick, Georgia, U.S. Attorney Karl Knoche told U.S. Magistrate Stan Baker that the government recommended that the seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists be held without…

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Protesting our country’s nuclear weapons is (still) worth going to jail for

May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018 America Protesting our country’s nuclear weapons is (still) worth going to jail for By Nathan Scheider “On Mother’s Day a year ago, I was staying in a house whose usual residents had gone to visit their mothers, leaving me alone to somehow cook a worthy breakfast for four extraordinary mothers—my own mother,…

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50 Years Ago Today: Catonsville 9 Burned Draft Papers with Homemade Napalm to Protest Vietnam War

May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 Democracy Now 50 Years Ago Today: Catonsville 9 Burned Draft Papers with Homemade Napalm to Protest Vietnam War “Fifty years ago today, on May 17, 1968, in the Baltimore suburb of Catonsville, Maryland, a group of Catholic priests and activists stood around a small fire, praying and singing. They had gone into…

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50 years later, the spirit of the Catonsville Nine lives on

May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 Waging Nonviolence 50 years later, the spirit of the Catonsville Nine lives on By Frida Berrigan “It was a big moment. More than a hundred people watched as a college professor held one end of a heavy vinyl cover, helping an 88-year-old woman, pull it from the top of a tall metal…

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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.)