• Money, Movies, Nuns, Religion, Sentencing Law

    Some Advice for Those Nuke-Hating Nuns

    Our little throwaway post from yesterday afternoon — about three nuke-protesting nuns, who previously served prison terms for their protests, and who may be returning to prison for refusing to pay restitution to the military — prompted several reader comments. The discussion turned dangerously substantive. The law of restitution was discussed; actual statutes were cited. […]

    0 Comments / / Oct 25, 2006 at 1:22 PM
  • Nuns, Religion, Sentencing Law

    These Nuns Deserve a Break Today

    This strikes us as a bit unreasonable: A federal judge has rejected the community-service plans he requested 10 months ago from three nuns convicted of hurting national defense when they protested U.S. nuclear policies at a missile silo. That means Dominican Sisters Ardeth Platte, Carol Gilbert and Jackie Hudson could face more time in jail […]

    5 Comments / / Oct 24, 2006 at 4:37 PM