COLUMBUS, Ga. - Wearing white masks and black robes and carrying cardboard coffins and crosses, thousands of demonstrators marched slowly through the gates of Fort Benning.
PEKIN, Ill. - Nine women - including four nuns and Mary Benson of Brainerd - reported to a federal prison camp Tuesday to begin serving sentences for trespassing on an Army base in Georgia that's home to a school for Latin American soldiers.
Mary Benson of north Brainerd has always firmly supported the causes she believes in, whether protesting the Vietnam War while in college or volunteering at the local soup kitchen.
'The people of State House District 12A should be very pleased to know that their legislator, Rep. Dale Walz, is demonstrating real leadership on election issues in our state. I would like to thank him publicly for it.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) - They wear the same green uniforms as the drug offenders and thieves incarcerated with them.
CORDELE, Ga. - For years, peace protesters arrested for trespassing at Fort Benning were allowed to serve their sentences at minimum-security federal institutions closer to their homes, where they could kiss relatives and hold babies in visiting rooms.
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