Six of the seven of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 have now been sentenced. Pax Christi USA encourages our members and groups to continue to offer their support for the KBP7 via prayer, awareness-raising and financial contributions. Our prayers are with each of them as they serve their sentences or await reporting and with Mark Colville as he awaits sentencing in December.
On November 12, Carmen Trotta and Clare Grady of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 were sentenced by video conferencing with Judge Wood in the court in Brunswick, GA. Both received less time than was expected according to the sentencing guidelines prepared by the probation department.
Carmen Trotta was sentenced to 14 months in the morning session. Clare Grady was sentenced to one year and one day in the afternoon session.
For a full report, read Bill Ofenloch’s post here.
On November 13, Martha Hennessy, the sixth of the Kings Bay Plowshares defendants to be sentenced, was ordered to serve 10 months incarceration as well as three years supervised probation and restitution.
For full updates and actions you can take in support of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7, visit their website at this link.