DISARM NOW! PLOWSHARES ACTIVISTS SENTENCED
The five Disarm Now! Plowshares activists that entered the Kitsap-Bangor Navy Base on the feast of All Souls, November 2, 2009, to symbolically disarm the largest stockpile of nuclear weapons in the U.S., were sentenced on March 28 in the Tacoma, WA federal court.
Sentenced were: Sr. Anne Montgomery, 83, a Sacred Heart sister from New York – 2 mos in federal prison and 4 mos electronic home confinement; Fr. Bill Bischel, 81, a Jesuit priest and Catholic Worker from Tacoma, WA – 3 mos in prison and 6 mos electronic home confinement; Susan Crane, 67, a member of Jonah House community in Baltimore, MD – 15 mos in prison; Lynne Greenwald, 60, a nurse from Bremerton, WA – 6 mos in prison; Fr. Steve Kelly, 60, a Jesuit priest from Oakland, CA and Catholic Worker in Guadalupe, CA – 15 mos in prison. They were ordered to pay $5,300. each and serve an additional year on supervised probation. Bischel and Greenwald also are active members of Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in Poulsbo, WA, a community resisting Trident nuclear weapons since 1977.
See story at: http://www.commondreams.org/view/2011/03/28-14
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