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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...

Sister Megan Rice, 84, Now Lives In A Packed Jail Cell With 111 Other Women | Posted 01.20.2015 | Religion

Beige is the new black for imprisoned Sister Megan Rice, an 84-year old Catholic nun and anti-nuclear activist. The nun, who spent 40 years teachin...

The Nun Behind Bars in Brooklyn

Helen Young | Posted 07.27.2014 | New York
Helen Young

After growing up in the shadow of Columbia University in Manhattan's Morningside Heights, serving the Catholic Church as a biology teacher in Africa for more than 40 years, and a peace activist in Nevada, 84-year-old Sister Megan Rice has landed back in New York City.

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...

Twelve True Patriots for July 4

Bill Quigley | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Here are a dozen of the thousands who are courageously resisting illegal and unjust government actions. They risk their freedom to challenge the state for freedom and truth and justice. They are the true patriots.

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...

Nuclear Insecurity

Helen Young | Posted 11.12.2012 | Crime
Helen Young

Sister Megan Rice, the 82-year-old Roman Catholic nun under federal indictment for what the New York Times recently called "the biggest security breach in the nation's atomic complex" is facing some stiff prison time: up to 16 years. But it's not a fact she's dwelling on.

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...