Y-12 protesters

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The legal team representing three peace protesters who broke into the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge has appealed their convictions to one of the highest courts in the country.

WUOT News, Matt Shafer Powell

  Michael Walli, Greg Boertje-Obed and Sister Megan Rice all knew they could eventually spend time in prison for breaking into the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge.  But on that dark July night in 2012, they weren’t even sure if they would make it to dawn.  Breaking into a high-security facility like Y-12 was considered a suicide mission.