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Nun, 83, has no remorse for breaking into weapon's plant

Transform Now Plowshares activist Sister Megan Rice, center, is hugged by a supporter before the start of her trial Tuesday in Knoxville, Tenn.
Transform Now Plowshares activist Sister Megan Rice, center, is hugged by a supporter before the start of her trial Tuesday in Knoxville, Tenn.
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — An 83-year-old nun and two other protesters accused of defacing a Tennessee nuclear weapons plant said Wednesday they have no remorse for their actions and were pleased to reach one of the most secure parts of the facility. Sister Megan Rice, Michael Walli and Greg Boertje-Obed testified on their own behalf during their federal trial on charges related to the July intrusion at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge. The ...


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beachcomber
May 9, 2013
11:45 a.m.

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It truly is a miracle that an 83 year old sister and two companion protesters could penetrate such a "secure" facility. I applaud and support the demonstrators for peace. However, it certainly provides food for thought about the so-called security measures in place in such an obvious target for terrorists!

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