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The Fight Is Not Over: December Declared As “Every Day of #NoDAPL Action” Month

As thousands of veterans descended on Standing Rock this past weekend to join the #NoDAPL demonstrators, the Army Corps announced it has denied the final easement to Dakota Access for the crossing at Lake Oahe. Energy Transfer Partners claims that this doesn’t change anything, and they fully expect to complete the pipeline regardless.


Congresswoman & Iraq War Veteran Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) to Join Thousands of Veterans at Standing Rock This Weekend (VIDEO)

On Thursday, Dec. 1, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii, 2nd District) delivered a speech on the House floor urging President Barack Obama to intervene and order the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline be halted immediately. In her speech, she announced her plans to join with thousands of fellow veterans who are “self-deploying” to Standing Rock this weekend to support the demonstrators and protect them from forcible removal.


Army Corps Reverses Course on Standing Rock Eviction as Thousands of Veterans Plan to Shield Water Protectors from Forcible Removal

On Friday, November 26, 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers announced a December 5 deadline to move protesters off their current location to a nearby “free speech zone.” Just days after setting this ultimatum for demonstrators encamped at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, the Army Corps walked back their deadline to move the camp from its current location.


City of San Francisco Just Banned Fossil Fuel Extraction In Light of Trump Presidency


How to Stand With Standing Rock to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline


Numerous Journalists and Filmmakers Arrested & Jailed at Standing Rock; Acclaimed Filmmaker Deia Schlosberg Faces 45 Years in Prison For Committing Crime of Journalism (VIDEO)


Civil Disobedience Legalized To Enable Protest Against Fracking In Grant Township, Pennsylvania

Grant Township is tiny community taking up a 27-square-mile patch of Western Pennsylvania that was faced with the threat of a giant energy corporation leaving toxic fracking wastewater deposits under it. Its 700 residents were concerned over the historical trend all over America of protesters being arrested while attempting to speak out against bullying corporations. So Grant Township passed a law that protects its residents from arrest if they protest Pennsylvania General Energy Company’s (PGE) creation of an injection well.


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