Press Releases

NYC Vigils Held to Support Pope’s Disarmament Call, Nov. 25, 2019

November 27, 2019

  For Immediate Release Monday, Nov. 25th, 2019 Contact: Bill Ofenloch 212-369-1590 Mary Anne Grady Flores 607-280-8797 NYC –   This weekend, in solidarity with Pope Francis’ historic journey to Japan where he spoke in Hiroshima and Nagasaki for the abolition of nuclear weapons, three NYC vigils took place. Two vigils were held at St.…

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KBP7 Echo Pope’s Message in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in NYC Vigils, Nov. 22, 2019

November 27, 2019

Dear Supporters,       This weekend, in solidarity with Pope Francis’ historic journey to Japan where he is expected to speak in Hiroshima and Nagasaki for the abolition of nuclear weapons, three NYC vigils will take place in conjunction with his Nov. 23 – 26 trip. The Japanese Consulate vigil took place on Friday.…

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Day 3, After Powerful Testimony, Kings Bay Plowshares Trial Nears End

October 26, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 23, 2019 CONTACTS: Mary Anne Grady Flores, 607-280-8797, gradyflores08@gmail.com Bill Ofenloch, 212-369-1590, billcpf@aol.com After Powerful Testimony, Kings Bay Plowshares Trial Nears End BRUNSWICK, GA—Both the government and the defense finished their testimony today at 5 p.m. in the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 anti-nuclear weapons case. Defendants were able to say much…

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Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Found Guilty on All Counts, Oct. 24, 2019

October 24, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 24, 2019 CONTACTS: Mary Anne Grady Flores, 607-280-8797, gradyflores08@gmail.com Bill Ofenloch, 212-369-1590, billcpf@aol.com Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Found Guilty on All Counts This is a breaking story. A fuller press release will be issued later. BRUNSWICK, GA – More than 18 months after they snuck onto the site of one of…

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Day Two of Trial, Hours of Video Evidence and Sledge Hammers

October 23, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 22, 2019 CONTACTS:  Mary Anne Grady Flores, 607-280-8797, gradyflores08@gmail.com  Bill Ofenloch, 212-369-1590, billcpf@aol.com   Hours of Video During the Second Day of Plowshares Trial BRUNSWICK, GA – Today, the second day of the trial of the Kings Bay Plowshares anti-nuclear activists, the government presented the bulk of its case against the…

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On Eve of Trial Judge Limits Plowshares’ Defense, Oct. 20,2019

October 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 20, 2019 CONTACTS:  Mary Anne Grady Flores, 607-280-8797, gradyflores08@gmail.com  Bill Ofenloch, 212-369-1590, billcpf@aol.com   On Eve of Trial Judge Limits Plowshares’ Defense BRUNSWICK, GA – The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 long-awaited trial begins on with jury selection at 9 am tomorrow, more than a year and a half after their symbolic…

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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: Plowshares Action Justified to Prevent Omnicide, Press Release, Oct. 15, 2019

October 15, 2019

Ellsberg: Plowshares Action Justified to Prevent Omnicide October 15, 2019 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…

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Press Release Oct. 3, 2019 – Facing Trial, Plowshares Activists Tell Their Stories to Cheers in NYC

October 3, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 3, 2019 CONTACTS:  Mary Anne Grady Flores, 607-280-8797, gradyflores08@gmail.com  Bill Ofenloch, 212-369-1590, billcpf@aol.com   Facing Trial, Plowshares Activists Tell Their Stories to Cheers in NYC NEW YORK – More than 250 people, a multicultural crowd, joined five of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 in person at a Festival of Hope celebration in New…

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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.)