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Women Face Charges For Anti-Drone Protest Near NSA Facility – 10 October 2014

RT logoThree women who protested the United States’ use of drones are now facing federal charges – and $1,300 each in fines – after being accused of trying to enter the National Security Agency’s protected property in Maryland.

The original protest happened back in May, but New Jersey’s Manijeh Saba and Baltimore residents Marilyn Carlisle and Ellen Barfield – a US Army veteran – appeared in US District Court on Thursday to defend themselves against several charges, according toNJ.com.

While protesting outside of Fort Meade, Maryland, the three women tried to deliver a letter that called for a meeting with National Security Agency Director, Vice-Admiral Michael Rogers. The protesters wanted to express their opposition to the NSA’s drone targeting methods, but law enforcement officials claim the women attempted to enter protected property without authorization.

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