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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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25 Years Jail-time for Protecting the Planet?

February 18, 2018

February 18, 2018 The Nation 25 Years Jail-time for Protecting the Planet? by Frida Berrigan The Kings Bay 7 were trying to put an end to the threat of nuclear war. Now they face a quarter-century behind bars. 25 years in prison. That is the possible fate of seven Catholic anti-nuclear activists awaiting trial for their action…

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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.)