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Feds Want Judge to Slam Environmental Terrorist With Tough Sentence

Intermittently the feds talk about the threat of environmental terrorism. But most often it takes a backseat to international terrorism. But in Michigan, prosecutors want a judge to give a tough sentence to Marie Mason.

By ED WHITE
The Associated Press
DETROIT – Federal prosecutors want a 20-year prison sentence for an Ohio woman whose arson at Michigan State University in 1999 was one of 13 acts of radical environmental resistance that she admitted.
Marie Mason “remains an unrepentant and unapologetic advocate of violence and intimidation as a means of protest,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Hagen Frank said.
“The arson at MSU was not the first time defendant Mason destroyed property for her cause, and it was far from the last time,” Frank said in a court document filed Friday night.
Mason, 47, of Cincinnati will be sentenced Thursday in federal court in Lansing, just minutes from the Michigan State campus in East Lansing.
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