Updates

Mark Colville Released from Prison Today, September 10

September 10, 2021

Mark Colville was released from the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, NY on September 10. He had been there for three months. He had served enough of his sentence including time before trial in Georgia county jails to be released without home confinement or time in a halfway house. He was met by Luz, his…

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Jan. 14, 2021 Update – Patrick O’Neill Enters Prison with Hope

January 15, 2021

“I’m Going in there with Hope” – Patrick O’Neill Driving through Ohio, about to begin a 14-month sentence for his part in the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 disarmament action Patrick O’Neill didn’t sound like someone about to enter federal prison within minutes. “I’m going in there with hope. There’s cause for optimism right now.” At…

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Martha Hennessy – Dec.31,2020 First report from Danbury

January 10, 2021

December 31, 2020 The last day of the year is relatively quiet behind razor wire and chain link fencing surrounding these metal buildings on top of a lovely hill. Three oranges sit on the table as we pass the 17th day of a quarantine here at Danbury Federal Prison. Thank God for some fresh fruit…

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Dec. 15 Update – Carmen and Martha Enter Prison, Fr. Steve Kelly Being Moved

December 17, 2020

Carmen Trotta and Martha Hennessy, two of the Kings Bay Plowshares disarmament activists, self-reported to federal prisons December 14 to begin their sentences. Carmen was driven by a group of community members and friends from St. Joseph House Catholic Worker in NYC to the prison in Otisville, NY, about a two hour drive. Before leaving…

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October 11 Festival of Hope for Sentencing of Steve Kelly and Patrick O’Neill – Recordings and Presentations

October 12, 2020

The Festival of Hope for the sentencing of Steve Kelly and Patrick O’Neill can be viewed on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmJ3FgK0-Yc&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR0QtXbiV0JCFWq0ng_xtuU-3CNlhYEu0Mf0wnjAuUnVklqUAgG65TdBZPY or on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Kingsbayplowshares/videos/1254811398201405/ Father Steve Kelly’s Statement        At the time of this greetings’ composing, Pharaoh is hospitalized with the plague. I’m not gloating although much could be included about karma. This neo-exodus…

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May 25 Update – New Sentencing Dates, June 8, 29 & 30

May 28, 2020

  SENTENCING DATES CHANGED FOR KINGS BAY PLOWSHARES 7 On Friday, May 22, Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the Southern District Federal Court of Georgia in Brunswick assigned new dates for seven defendants, according to the Kings Bay Plowshares’ attorney, Bill Quigley. Many of the defendants had asked the court to postpone their May 28th…

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Letters to Judge Wood – No prison in time of Covid-19

May 17, 2020

Although the defendants did not want letters sent to Judge Wood asking for leniency, many supporters have wanted to write asking that they not be sent to prison in a time of Covid-19. There is still time to write directly to the judge. If you know individuals personally you can attest to their good character…

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Saturday, May 16, Second Webinar: Disarm and Divest During Covid-19

May 11, 2020

  Disarm & Divest During COVID19 Second KBP 7 Webinar Before Sentencing SATURDAY, MAY 16 To watch recording:   On YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTAiG3fMMts On    Facebook May 16 Webinar On Facebook we recommend that you skip the first 29 minutes which are prep and set up discussions. Then there is approximately one hour and ten minutes of presentation.…

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April 2020 Update and Second Anniversary Video

April 6, 2020

Dear Friends, This April 4th marked the second anniversary of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 disarmament action. It’s also a time of grave danger for people around the planet with the emergence of the novel corona virus, especially among the poor, the imprisoned, the homeless, the sick, communities of Color, the elderly, and the marginalized.…

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February 7, 2020 Update to Supporters – Still Waiting for Sentencing Date

February 7, 2020

Dear Friends, We continue to wait for a sentencing date to be announced. There have been delays in getting all the necessary pre-sentencing reports done by the probation officers. The defendants were originally told that sentencing would be 60-90 days from the conviction date on October 24th. After the reports are received each defendant has…

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Sign the Global Petition

(The petition has been delivered to the Department of Justice before the trial in October 2019 where the seven were convicted of all four counts. They are now being sentenced. You can still sign to show support, and you'll be added to the mailing list.)

This is a 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.

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.)