Confronting the Actual Existential Threats by Sean Howard, Cape Breton Spectator, May 6, 2020

May 8, 2020

On February 8, as COVID-19 fast-approached a slow-moving British government, BBC World News aired a discussion among London-based foreign correspondents on the long-term global impacts of the crisis during which Maria Margaronis, contributing editor to The Nation, made an observation now haunting my locked-down self: was there a possible unconscious source (among others) of the…

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Media Coverage

November 16, 2019

Print Media Coverage of the KBP7 Action and Trial The New Yorker Paul Elie, “The Pope and Catholic Radicals Come Together Against Nuclear Weapons” https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/the-pope-and-catholic-radicals-come-together-against-nuclear-weapons The Nation Sam Husseini,“Religious Beliefs are Struck Down”: https://www.thenation.com/article/kings-bay-plowshares-trial/ Sam Husseini, “Catholic Activists Stand Trial”: https://www.thenation.com/article/antinuclear-activists-trial-georgia/ Frida Berrigan, “25 Years for Protecting the Planet”: https://www.thenation.com/article/nuclear-activism-kings-bay-plowshares/ The Intercept Jeremy Scahill, “Omnicidal Tendencies…

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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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Plowshares trial kicks off with jury selection, opening statements by Wes Wolfe, Brunswick News, Oct. 21, 2019

October 23, 2019

At the controls of a B-52 Stratofortress in the film “Dr. Strangelove,” Slim Pickens as Maj. Kong opens up the internal communications and says to his crew, “Now look, boys, I ain’t much of a hand at makin’ speeches, but I got a pretty fair idea that something doggone important is goin’ on back there.…

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Kings Bay Plowshares 7: Trial Begins for Liz McAlister & Others for Breaking Into Nuke Sub Base, Democracy Now, Oct. 21, 2019

October 23, 2019

Seven Catholic peace activists are going on trial in Georgia today for breaking into the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base on April 4, 2018. The activists, who are known as the Kings Bay Plowshares 7, face up to 25 years in prison if convicted. The activists entered the base armed with just hammers, crime scene…

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Defying the Nuclear Sword: National policy, especially for the world’s dominant superpower, is based on the threat of unrelenting force. By Robert Koehler, Common Dreams September 5, 2019

September 10, 2019

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November 8, 2018

Brunswick, GA   The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Catholic anti-nuclear weapons activists and around 35 supporters spent nearly 9 1/2 hours in court yesterday in Brunswick, GA. This was the first day of a motions hearing to argue through the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). They contend that the three felony and one misdemeanor charges the seven face for their trespass into the Kings Bay Trident nuclear submarine base on April 4th are an unfairly excessive burden on their religious practice. They ask that the charges be dismissed or reduced. After 7pm Judge Benjamin Cheesbro adjourned the hearing to a future date.

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Disarm Trident: Savannah to Kings Bay Peace Walk September 3-14, 2018

September 14, 2018

Today, September 9th, is the anniversary of the first Plowshares action which took place in 1980 at a General Electric plant in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. On that day, eight people entered the plant and hammered and poured blood on nose cones to nuclear warheads, sparking a movement of citizen disarmament actions that continue to this day. When we began our walk this morning in support of the Kings Bay Plowshares…

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Sign the Global Petition

(The petition has been delivered to the Department of Justice, but you can still sign to show support, and you'll be added to the mailing list.)

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.)