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Lawrence may become first city in Kansas to ban drones

The Kansans for Responsible Drone Use activist group have put together a coalition of political groups and civil rights organizations including the Douglas County Libertarians, the Douglas County Republican Party, the Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice, MadreLawrence, and Kansas University’s Young Americans for Liberty to ask the city of Lawrence to pass an anti-drone […]

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Line-crossing at Offut AFB leads to 6-month sentence for long-time resister

   Jerry Ebner of Omaha joined others in an annual line-crossing onto Offut Air Force Base near Omaha Dec. 28, 2012, and—given his history of civil resistance—on July 25 was sentenced to 6 months in federal prison. TheOmaha World Herald, in a July 25 story (http://www.omaha.com/article/20130725/NEWS/130729274/1694), said the judge issued the sentence even though Ebner, 62, […]

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