Cooperation Circle member, nuclear activist freed from prison

The Interfaith Council of Southern Nevada Cooperation Circle had some exciting news to share in their June e-newsletter: “Activist, friend, and active member of the Interfaith Council of Southern [Nevada], Sister Megan Rice, has been freed!”

We turn to the New York Time for a deeper explanation.

For more than a year, Sister Megan Rice, 85, a Roman Catholic nun of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, had caught occasional glimpses of the glittering World Trade Center from her living quarters: the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal prison on the Brooklyn waterfront…[she spent] two years behind bars for a crime for which she is boldly unapologetic. In 2012, she joined two other peace activists in splattering blood and antiwar slogans on a nuclear plant in Tennessee that holds enough highly enriched uranium to make thousands of nuclear warheads. – New York Times

You can read the entire New York Times article here and watch her on the Rachel Maddow show on MSNBC.



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