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Nun Sentenced to 35 Months in Prison for Anti-Nuclear Protest

A Federal District Judge sentenced an 84-year-old Roman Catholic nun to 35 months in prison Tuesday for breaking into a nuclear facility on July 28, 2012. Sister Megan Rice was found guilty of damaging more than $1,000 worth of U.S. government property at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Protesters Greg Boertje-Obed, 57, and 63-year-old Michael Walli …

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Nun Sentenced To Prison For Nuclear Weapons Protest

An 84-year-old Catholic nun named Megan Rice has been sentenced to almost 3 years behind bars for breaking into a U.S. nuclear weapons complex to protest nuclear weapons. Rice and three other people broke into the facility together in order to stage a protest. The other two people, Michael Walli, 64, and Greg Boertje-Obed, 58, were sentenced to 5 years …

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