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Kathy Kelly Sentenced to Three Month Prison Term for SOA Protest

Chicago activist Kathy Kelly has been sentenced to three months in federal prison for "crossing the line" onto Fort Benning property during a November protest against the military institute in Georgia formerly known as the School of the Americas.

Kelly, a founder of the activist group Voices In The Wilderness, was among 28 activists who faced charges of trespass. Other former and current Chicagoans who were tried and convicted include minister Don Beisswenger (six months in federal prison and $1000 fine), hospital chaplain David Corcoran (six months), and educator Faith Fippinger (three months). Read more: 1 | 2 | 3

Related Resources: School of the Americas Watch | Atlanta IMC




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