#StandingWith StandingRock

http://www.mic.com/articles/160657/standing-rock-protesters-are-getting-help-from-thousands-of-veterans-as-human-shields#.XjlX4bISI

Nearly 2,000 veterans have pledged to stand with Standing Rock, acting as “human shields” for those protesting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline, the New York Times reported Tuesday.

The group, Veterans Stand for Standing Rock, offered its services one day after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to abandon its ongoing demonstration against the project and South Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced a “mandatory evacuation” of the protesters’ main camp…

http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/before-standing-rock-dakota-access-pipeline-faced-resistance-in-iowa-112916.html

Before the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota began its months-long, public standoff with Energy Transfer Partners and the Morton County Sheriff’s department over the Dakota Access Pipeline, saying that the project put their water supply at risk and that they weren’t properly consulted, landowners, environmental scientists, and agricultural experts in Iowa voiced similar concerns about the project…

Some of the landowners describe being threatened by Energy Transfer Partners with eminent domain, even before the Iowa Utilities Board granted its approval for the pipeline. “The piece of land on my farm which Bakken wishes to condemn has been in our family for over 80 years,” Herman Rook wrote to the Iowa Utilities Board…

http://www.indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/11/28/dave-matthews-supports-standing-rock-during-livestream-concert-social-media-erupts-166596

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3 thoughts on “#StandingWith StandingRock

  1. As an American, I am ashamed of what is going on at Standing Rock. I’ve loved Obama since before he was first elected, but I’m furious over his lack of actions. What I am proud of is the 2,000 vets who showed up to stand for what is right. Keep the faith!

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