In just ten months, the United States managed to transform an 82 year-old Catholic nun and two pacifists from non-violent anti-nuclear peace protestors accused of misdemeanor trespassing into federal felons convicted of violent crimes of terrorism. Now in jail awaiting sentencing for their acts at an Oak Ridge, TN nuclear weapons production facility, their story should chill every person concerned about dissent in the US. (via How the US Turned Three Pacifists into Violent Terrorists | Common Dreams)
This is an amazing story. When you read about kangaroo trials in Russia or Iran, remember this case in Tennessee.