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Awaiting trial for breaking into a nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists are unrepentant

July 12, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: After breaking into a Georgia naval base in April 2018, the members of the Catholic Worker movement split into three groups. One “spilled blood on Navy insignia affixed to a wall and spray painted anti-war slogans on the walkway; another ran to a monument to nuclear warfare to bang the statuary with hammers. The third group went to an area near a set of storage bunkers for nuclear missiles, where the activists prepared to cut the heavily electrified fence with bolt cutters fitted with rubber handles.” After an hour, they were detected.

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  • Posted by: Jim Hanink - Jul. 12, 2019 7:07 PM ET USA

    A courageous witness! Many thanks. Godspeed.