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Why These Catholic Activists Threw Their Own Blood On A Nuclear Plant

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.05.2015 | Religion

On Friday, HuffPost Live spoke with three Catholic peace activists who were released from prison in May when the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in ...

Activist Nun Sister Megan Rice Released After Two Years Behind Bars

The Associated Press | Posted 05.18.2015 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists who vandalized a uranium storage bunker were released from prison...

Nun's Sabotage Conviction For Nuclear Site Break-In Overturned

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.13.2015 | Religion

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the sabotage charge against an 85-year-old nun and two other protesters who broke into a nuclear facility...

84-Year-Old Nun Sentenced To Nearly 3 Years In Prison For Nuclear Plant Break-In

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An 84-year-old nun was sentenced Tuesday to nearly three years in prison for breaking into a nuclear weapons complex and def...

84-Year-Old Nun Faces Sentence For Breaching Nuclear Site

Reuters | Melodi Erdogan | Posted 04.20.2014 | Religion

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb 18 (Reuters) - An elderly nun and two peace activists are scheduled to be sentenced in federal court on Tuesday for breaking i...

Judge Orders Nun, Catholic Peace Activists To Pay Restitution For Damaging Nuclear Site

AP | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A sentencing hearing for a nun and two other Catholic peace activists has been delayed after the federal courthouse in Knoxv...

83-Year-Old Nun Sentenced For Sabotage

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 01.28.2014 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An 83-year-old Catholic nun will soon find out whether she spends what could be the rest of her life in prison. Sentencing ...

Fixing Blame for a Nuclear Security Failure

Helen Young | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Helen Young

For Sister Megan and her two compatriots, a lifetime of social activism and opposition to U.S. nuclear weapons policy had led them to Y-12. They hoped their action would trigger a wake-up call to the nation to transform the billions of dollars being poured into weaponry.

Radley Balko

Feds Say Trespassing Peace Activists Are A National Security Threat | Radley Balko | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

In another case of possible overreach by federal prosecutors, an 82-year-old nun and two anti-nuclear activists face long prison terms after being con...

Nuclear Protestors, Including Nun, To Remain Jailed For Months

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | Crime

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A judge has ruled that a nun and two other protesters must remain in jail until they are sentenced in September for breaking into ...

82-Year-Old Nun To Receive Sentencing For Nuclear Facility Damage

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2013 | Green

By Preston Peeden KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 9 (Reuters) - An elderly nun and two other peace activists will be sentenced in September on t...

Matt Sledge

Sister Megan Rice, Anti-Nuclear Protester, Charged Under Sabotage Act | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Under cover of night on July 28, three anti-nuclear protesters snuck into a highly secretive uranium storage facility in Oak Ridge, Tenn. They splashe...

How The 'Fort Knox' Of Nuclear Bombs Was Breached By An 82-Year-Old Nun

Posted 09.12.2012 | Fifty

If worries of lax security around nuclear weaponry storage facilities were keeping you up at night, you may want to skip reading this one: details are...