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Liz McAlister Denied Release On Her Own Recognizance – August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

Elizabeth McAlister, through her attorney Bill Quigley, applied for release on her own recognizance on Monday August 12, 2019, the Monday after the court hearing.  The motion pointed out that Ms. McAlister, who will be 80 in November, has been jailed for 18 months and has been a model prisoner.  The motion said Ms. McAlister…

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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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Hunger for Disarmament Fast

June 18, 2018
Fast Day 1: Kathy Kelly fasting and vigiling at the gates of  Kings Bay Naval Base, St Mary's Georgia

In the state of Georgia’s Glynn County Detention Center, four of our friends await trial stemming from their nonviolent action, on April 4, 2018, at the Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay. In all, seven Catholic plowshares activists acted that day, aiming to make real the prophet Isaiah’s command to “beat swords into plowshares.” This week, five people have gathered for “Hunger for Nuclear Disarmament, a fast and vigil near the Naval Base.

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Robert J. Phares, Rest in Peace

May 21, 2018

Robert J. Phares died today, May 21, 2018, of natural causes, surrounded by his loving wife, Gail Sharon Phares, daughters Rebecca Phares and Lisa (Phares) Outterson and David Outterson, his son-in-law. He was a father, grandfather, husband, and federal worker extraordinaire. He provided kind but honest advice to his family and to many prisoners he visited throughout the past decades. Supporting the closure of the School of Americas and working with that organization as a volunteer was one of his proudest accomplishments. None of us who knew him will forget his smile, quick wit or caring manner.

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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.)