Three Plowshares protesters, including Sr. Megan Rice, were resentenced to time served and two years of unsupervised probation for breaking into a Tennessee nuclear weapons facility in 2012.
A divided 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the sabotage convictions of three Plowshares protestors, one of them a nun in her mid-80s, and remanded the case to a lower court.
The three-judge panel upheld one conviction against the trio on a charge of depredation of property.
The decision was issued Friday.
Judges Raymond J. Kethledge and Jeffrey J. Helmick voted to overturn the convictions. Judge Danny J. Boggs dissented from the majority decision.
Three Catholic anti-war activists, including an 84-year-old nun, were sentenced to federal prison terms Tuesday for sabotage and destruction of government property.
Winter weather postponed the sentencing of three Catholic anti-nuclear activists, who call themselves the Transform Now Plowshares, in federal court.
On the Road to Peace: On Dec. 7, 1993, three friends and I walked onto an Air Force base, an action that led to a period in prison.
Although he's in prison, awaiting sentencing for a 2012 protest action in Tennessee, Michael Walli was awarded Pax Christi DC's annual peacemaker of the year award.