Tag Archives: Megan Rice

Amy Goodman: An Act of Protest, Not Sabotage, at the Birthplace of the Bomb

Goodman: It was there, in the pre-dawn hours of July 28, 2012, that three “Plowshares” peace activists, including an 82-year-old nun, penetrated the facility’s myriad security systems and got to the heart of the complex, the Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility, or HEUMF. They spray-painted messages of peace on the wall, poured blood, hammered on the concrete and were arrested.

Ralph Hutchison, Counterpunch: What We Owe the Oak Ridge Three

Memo to Judge: Really?? by RALPH HUTCHISON  counterpunch.org  February 20, 2014 We’ve heard it from the bench in Oak Ridge city courtrooms and from state judges in Clinton, Tennessee. And on February 18 we heard it from a federal judge—there are two variations. The first: There are plenty of ways for you to protest and […]

▶ Nun sentenced to 35 months in prison for antinuclear peace protest

Nun sentenced: Along with Sister Megan Rice (an octogenarian nun), a federal judge sentenced two other protesters to more than five years, after the three broke into a high-security, nuclear weapons complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn. By Noelle Swan  Christian Science Monitor  Staff Writer / February 18, 2014 Click here for the video.  Federal District Judge Amul […]