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MONDAY April 28 - Anti-Trident nuclear weapons "Disarm Plowshares" Sentencing U.S.A.

category international | anti-war / imperialism | news report author Sunday March 27, 2011 21:55author by Ciaron Report this post to the editors

They're Heading to Jail for Us, We're on the Loose for Them!

Here are the government recommendations for sentencing of each of the
Disarm Now Plowshares set for sentencing Monday March 28, 2011 :
*One of the defendants Catholic Worker, Jesuit & Wobbly Fr. Bill "Bix" Bichsel
was at pre-trial court hearings in Dublin and Derry in solidarity the Pitstop Ploughshares and Raytheon 9.

MONDAY April 28 - Disarm Plowshares Senetencing U.S.A.

Here are the government recommendations for sentencing of each of the
Disarm Now Plowshares set for sentencing Monday March 28, 2011 :
Monday 28 March, 2011, 12noon-6pm

Fr Steve Kelly - 3 years in prison, plus 3 years supervised release -
restitution of $7405;
Susan Crane - 30 months imprisonment, plus 3 years supervised release
- restitution of $7405;
Sr Anne Montgomery - 6 months imprisonment, plus 6 months home
confinement as part of 3 years supervised release - restitution of
Lynne Greenwald - 7 months imprisonment, plus 7 months home
confinement as part of 3 years supervised release - restitution of
Fr Bill "Bix" Bichsel - 6 months imprisonment, plus 6 months home
confinement as part of 3 years supervised release - restitution of

Judge will decide Monday March 28, 2011.

Contact Ciaron Ph/Text 079-392 90576

Where US Embassy, 24 Grosvenor Square, London W1A 2LQ
(Bond Street / Marble Arch tube)


In the early hours of 2 November, 2009, five veteran peace
activists were arrested at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor,
Washington, USA. Their crime? Cutting fences and walking
onto the grounds of the Trident strategic nuclear weapons
facility. They carried a banner, trailed blood, and
scattered sunflower seeds, and hammered symbolically for

The five are: Bill “Bix” Bischel, S.J 81 (Tacoma Catholic Worker & I.W.W.),
Susan Crane, 65 (Jonah House,
Lynne Greenwald, 60;
Steve Kelly, S.J., 60;
Sr. Anne Montgomery RSCJ, 83.(formerly CPT Hebron )


They say: "As U.S. citizens we are responsible under the
Nuremberg Principles for this threat of first-strike
terrorism hanging over the community of nations, rich and



On December 13, 2010, a federal jury found the five guilty
of trespass, felony damage to federal property, felony
injury to property and felony conspiracy to damage

On Monday 28 March, they will return to court to discover
their fate.


The London vigil has been called by members of London Catholic
Worker, Figtree and Trident Ploughshares


 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Spoke to 3 of the defendants on the phone last night     Ciaron    Mon Mar 28, 2011 08:00 
   photos     not the photog    Mon Mar 28, 2011 20:31 
   "Two Grandmothers, Two Priests and a Nun go onto a Nuclear Base: Prison for Peacemakers in Tacoma     Imprisoned by Bill Quigley    Tue Mar 29, 2011 06:18 
   A phone call from "Bix".....     "Bix" phone call    Sat Apr 23, 2011 06:35 
   BIX is now at the Federal Transfer Center in Oklahoma City     Bix now in Oklahoma - Joe    Sun Apr 24, 2011 19:27 
   April 29 Prison Update     A29 Prison Update    Fri Apr 29, 2011 16:43 
   Susan moved, Lynn reflects on prison as warehouses of the poor     M1 Prison Update    Sun May 01, 2011 08:07 
   Fr. Bill Bischel's ordeal: Cruel and inhuman punishment     By John Dear SJ    Tue Jun 07, 2011 08:28 
   Nuclear abolitionist Sr.Jackie Hudson is 76 years old, and has been released     76 y-o nun released    Sat Jun 11, 2011 21:19 
 10   Plowshares activist released from prison; promptly arrested for alleged probation violation     Released & Rearrested    Wed Sep 14, 2011 15:37 

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