A FAST FOR PEACE in defense of life and against nuclear weapons
August 6, 2019 - August 9, 2019
Hiroshima Day August 6th through Nagasaki Day August 9th in Solidarity with the KINGS BAY PLOWSHARES 7.
On August 7, in Brunswick, GA, the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 will appear in court for oral argument.
They and their support team welcome you to Brunswick, GA where a number of people will undertake a fast from August 6 through 9. Others will join in support through public vigils and remembrance of those who died in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We’ll be grateful for your help with outreach and hope you’ll be able, in some capacity, to participate in the August 6-9 vigils and fast.
We suggest the following calendar:
Monday, Aug 5: Arrive
Tuesday, Aug 6: 8am-10am Fast/Vigil at Kings Bay Submarine Base
Wednesday, Aug 7: Fast/Vigil at Brunswick, GA courthouse, beginning at 8:00 a.m.
Thursday, August 8: Fast/Vigil at sites in Brunswick, GA
Friday, August 9: Fast/Vigil at Kings Bay Submarine Base
Saturday, Aug 10: Depart
For those able to join us in Brunswick, please send firstname.lastname@example.org (Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence) your feedback (as soon as possible) regarding these questions:
When will you arrive?
What is your mode of transportation?
Do you plan to fast (no obligation!)?
Do you need a place to stay?
When would you like to leave?
Will you have a vehicle?
What is the best telephone number to reach you?
What is your email address?
For those who would like to help defray costs (for printing, water, juices, and possible car rentals plus fuel) checks made to “Plowshares” with “Solidarity Fast” written in the memo can be sent to Plowshares, P. O. Box 3087, Washington, DC 20010 (or link to https://www.gofundme.com/xaajdf-kings-bay-plowshares-support-fund and note Solidarity Fast in your payment.)
For more information, call 773-619-2418 and visit the Kings Bay Plowshares website and Facebook page.
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