Five peace advocates who oppose the Obama administration's use of killer drones were found guilty Monday by a Sacramento judge of trespassing at Beale Air Force Base.
After a daylong trial, U.S.Magistrate Judge Carolyn K. Delaney pronounced the four women and one man guilty of penetrating the boundary of the Yuba County installation.
She set Sept. 9 for the sentencing of Sharon Delgado, Jane Kesselman, Shirley Osgood, David Hartsough and his wife, Janet Hartsough.
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"Civil disobedience, which at one time was honored in this country in the wake of the civil rights movement, suffered a terrible fate today at the hands of –incredibly – the administration of our first African American president," said defense attorney Mark Reichel after the verdict.