Nun, 2 other anti-nuclear activists fined for break-in at weapons facility
Catholic World News - January 28, 2014
Three anti-nuclear activists, including an elderly Catholic nun, have been ordered to pay $53,000 in damages after being convicted for breaking into and damaging a top-security government facility that houses enriched uranium for nuclear weapons.
Sister Megan Rice, 83, was one of the trio convicted for the 2012 break-in. The activists cut through fences at the storehouse in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, splashed paint and blood, and hammered on the walls in a demonstration of their opposition to nuclear weapons.
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