Please write to Judge Thapar to encourage leniency for the Oak Ridge 3, nonviolent protesters of nuclear weapons

On February 18, 2014, three nonviolent protesters against nuclear weapons, Sr. Megan Rice, Michael Walli and Gregory Boertje-Obed, are scheduled to be sentenced in U.S. District Court in Knoxville, Tennessee, for the supposed crime of sabotage.

Washington Post: The Prophets of Oak Ridge
Daily News: Elderly Nun, 2 Other Protestors Found Guilty of Sabotage
Transform Now Plowshares
National Catholic Reporter: Trial Ends With Unusual Sentence

In a separate case in Kansas City, nuclear protesters were recently sentenced to write explanations of their concerns to be included in the court records. That seems far more appropriate than prison for people upholding the law and morality.

Please sign this petition that we'll be delivering to the judge:

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14996 5 months ago Pamela Lau San Jose, CA
14995 5 months ago K R SF, CA
14994 7 months ago Tamar Dick Catasauqua, PA
14993 8 months ago Lori Vest Mammoth Lakes, CA
14992 9 months ago Diane Conti Ashland, VA shame on America. What have we become?
14991 10 months ago Anonymous Eagle River, AK Most people protest nuclear weapons. If they were protesting non violently then they most likely were not breaking any law.
14990 10 months ago Antunesia Harris Washington, DC Judge Thaper,
It is my understanding the living conditions in the womens prison are quite poor. My Grandmother is 85 years old. She is not always right, or pleasant or flexible. I do not agree ...
14989 12 months ago diana beckwith
14988 12 months ago richard rushforth santa fe, NM
14987 1 year ago K. Arnone Brooklyn, NY
14986 1 year ago Kahlil Arnone Brooklyn, NY
14985 1 year ago Dean Windh Lakewood, WA
14984 1 year ago Patricia Reilly Somerset, NJ Come on Judge, don't we have better uses of our court system and prisons? Do we need to punish someone who showed the world that our security measures don't work? we should be rewarding her for sh...
14983 1 year ago Stuart Chandler Los Angeles, CA
14982 1 year ago Damien McLeod Key Largo, FL
14981 1 year ago JIM HEAD Oak Park, MI
14980 1 year ago Carl Cundy Custer, SD
14979 1 year ago Anonymous Houston, TX
14978 1 year ago Anonymous Houston, TX
14977 1 year ago Kimberly Wyke Camden, ME
14976 1 year ago Rebecca Farmer Berkeley, CA
14975 1 year ago Awakening Seekers Peaceful Warriors Let them go, free & happy . You know their innocent & old . WE HAVE THE RIGHTS TO PROTEST . Stop ruling your pathetic laws against our human rights . Or I will share this & expose to all awakening m...
14974 1 year ago Jeff Hopkins Lindenhurst, IL
14973 1 year ago Ron Rodarte Dana Point, CA Laws changewith the slow wheels of Democracy, public sentiment engages momentum to make the crime of protest a celebrated heroicism.
There is now bipartisan public support to any number of peti...
14972 1 year ago MIKE CLIPKA LATHROP, CA
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