Commentary: The realization of global women suffrage, which represents one of the most significant power shifts in human history, occurred without women firing a single shot.
Five people, including the granddaughter of Catholic Worker co-founder Dorothy Day, are being held on bonds ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 after a protest at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base near Syracuse, N.Y., home of part of the U.S. drone program.
Seven people, among them Martha Hennessy, Day's granddaughter, and Elizabeth McAlister, a longtime peace activist and widow of Philip Berrigan, were arrested after crossing onto base property Wednesday.
NCR Today: Twelve anti-drone activists will spend 15 days in jail for blocking an entryway to the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base.
Judge Robert L. Jokl Jr. said he wanted to find five anti-drone activists guilty, but the prosecutor failed to prove the activists had criminal intent.