Last Thursday, 14 anti-nuclear weapons activists were found guilty of illegal trespassing. Back in August they had stood in front of earth moving equipment at the construction site for a new nuclear weapons production plant in Kansas City, Mo.
One of the activists, Felice Cohen-Joppa has written a reflection at CommonDreams.org about the trial and the reasons she feels the activists' trepass was completely legal. Cohen-Joppa is the co-editor of the Nuclear Resister, a newsletter which tracks nonviolent resistance to war. Her letter follows: