Category Archives: Legal-Issues and Updates

“YOU CAN JAIL THE RESISTERS BUT NOT THE RESISTANCE.”

Yesterday’s sentencing of Greg, Megan and Michael, the three members of Transform Now Plowshares, was the culmination of the government’s collusion with the Nuclear Industrial Complex.  It is collusion in the sense that the government is breaking many laws, including … Continue reading

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Mary Jane Parrine’s statement to the court

Editor’s Note:  The October 21st Federal trial of seven of the PLC 2013 resisters is a now a memory.  I summarized the trial in a previous post.  Mary Jane Parrine prepared a statement of her intentions to present to the … Continue reading

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US v Apel: Catholic Workers at the Supreme Court (Post updated 12/9/2013)

December 6th: Did man protest too close for military’s – and Supreme Court’s – comfort?, by Michael Doyle, McClatchey Washington Bureau, Dec. 4, 2013 Dec 5th:  Here is an entertaining article from the Santa Barbara Independent about Dennis’ case: Dec. … Continue reading

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Catholic Worker Dennis Apel Heads to US Supreme Court

Santa Maria, California, is home to Vandenberg Air Force Base and also the Catholic Workers at Guadalupe House.  One place launches ICBM tests toward the Marshall Islands, the other is full of gospel loving, simple living, pacifist Christians who serve … Continue reading

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Federal Trial for the 2013 PLC Resisters: The Wrap Up

Greetings Pacific Life Community members and friends, Seven members of the Pacific Life Community stood trial in US District Court today. They were charged with trespassing, stemming from their arrests during the March 4, 2013 nonviolent direct action at Naval … Continue reading

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PLC Nuclear Resisters on Trial in Tacoma on October 21st

Greetings Nuclear Abolitionists Everywhere, Please join in supporting the Pacific Life Community members who will soon stand trial before a Federal magistrate judge for their resistance to nuclear weapons. Seven members of the Pacific Life Community who were arrested at … Continue reading

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TRIDENT: ILLEGAL, IMMORAL

On March 4, 2013 during the Pacific Life Community Retreat, 20 people carried banners onto the road in front of the US Naval Base in Bangor, Washington. The base is the home port of Trident submarines that carry nuclear warheads. The Strategic Weapons … Continue reading

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