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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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Faith-Based Peace Activists, Facing 25-Year Sentence, Defend Disarmament Action at Nuclear Submarine Base by Julia Conley (Common Dreams)

August 13, 2019

“I would argue our communal criminal history has been all about upholding the basic tenets of love and providing for the common good.”

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SPECIAL EVENT in D.C. & FB LIVE! @ BUSBOYS & POETS w CODEPINK

August 11, 2019

Busboys and Poets is pleased to welcome the Anti Nuclear Activists Kings Bay Plowshares to the Langston Room. Join Kings Bay Plowshares 7 defendants, facing 25 years, speaking about their nonviolent action. They symbolically disarmed illegal and immoral Trident II D5 nuclear weapons that threaten all life on Earth. Defendants Liz McAlister (Phil Berrigan’s widow),…

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Bombs away or away with the bomb, challenging the nuclear death sentence by Sean Howard, op ed ,Cape Breton News – August 6, 2019

August 9, 2019
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Kings Bay Plowshares tell court why they acted to disarm submarine base by Dennis Sadowski, Crux, August 9

August 9, 2019
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Mark Colville’s RFRA Oral Argument

August 8, 2019

Statement by Mark Colville to The Federal Court, Southern District of Georgia Brunswick, Georgia, August 7, 2019 Good morning Judge Wood. My name is Mark Colville, and I’m pleased to meet you. I won’t bore you with the boring details of my boring life—much of that is already part of the court record, which incidentally…

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Carmen Trotta’s RFRA Oral Arguments

August 8, 2019

Judge Wood, good morning. It is good, and a bit intimidating, to finally get to meet you. We’ve heard from various people that you are, ‘the smartest person I’ve ever met,’ or ‘She has a photographic memory,’ and ‘She runs a tight ship.’ Otherwise, one very becoming item we heard about you is that you…

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These Catholics broke into a nuclear base. Now they’re asking a judge to drop the charges

August 8, 2019
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Overflow Crowd on hand for Kings Bay break-in arguments by Wes Wolfe(Brunswick News) – August 7

August 8, 2019

The line was out the door an hour before the hearing was scheduled. Not long after, word came that fewer than 10 spaces were left in the courtroom. Inside were around 50 people in the gallery — including Emmy award-winning actor Martin Sheen — another 30 or so waiting outside, an enhanced law enforcement presence…

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Right choice is to free the Plowshares 7, Letter to Editor by Robert Randall, Brunswick News

August 7, 2019
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