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35 Years for Embarrassing the Guards? Intervenors Face Decades in Prison for Tying “Crime Scene” Tape on H-Bomb Factory

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“Risking your personal freedom for a worthy cause is as American as apple pie. But nonviolently putting your life at risk in defense of others is so rare that the actor is sometimes dismissed as crazy. Some people think the Transform Now Plowshares activists were crazy for sneaking into a nuclear weapons factory — the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn. — in order to make a direct, unequivocal and crystal clear demand for an end to the expensive, poisonous, criminal and delusional self-destructiveness of building nuclear bombs.”

Author: John LaForge
Published in: Sierra County Prospect http://www.sierracountyprospect.org/archives/no-embarrassing-guards-or-else-21313/, Huntington News http://www.huntingtonnews.net/55324, State Newslines, Consortium News http://consortiumnews.com/2013/02/13/punishing-anti-nuke-protesters/, Pressenza http://www.pressenza.com/2013/02/usa-35-years-for-embarrassing-the-guards/
Date: February 13,14,22,2013

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