🦄 Community, Eco

Senator Amy Klobuchar’s Speech Disrupted by Water Protectors

Minneapolis, MN – Water protectors opposing the recently completed Line 3 oil pipeline disrupted Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar’s speech during a political fundraising event and demanded to meet with her before she abruptly left the stage.

During the evening of November 11, 2021, water protectors…

🦄 Eco, Police

Police Break Up Ceremony and Indigenous-Led #StopLine3 Occupation

St. Paul, MN – Thousands converged on the Minnesota State Capitol grounds on August 25 to demand that construction on the contentious Line 3 tar sands pipeline be stopped. A massive police response greeted the water protectors who held ceremony, set tipis up and attempted…

🦄 Eco

Hundreds March from Governor Residence, Urge Chase Bank Defund Line 3

St. Paul, MN – On August 16, hundreds of water protectors gathered in front of the Minnesota Governor’s Residence demanding Gov. Walz put a stop to construction on Enbridge’s new Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline that’s nearing completion in Northern Minnesota. The action then…

🦄 Direct Action, Eco

First Trial from Treaty People Gathering Ends in Acquittal

Hubbard County, MN – The first person arrested during this summer’s Treaty People Gathering to take her case to trial was acquitted Wednesday on one gross misdemeanor charge in Hubbard County District Court, marking the first ruling in dozens of cases to be brought from…

🦄 Direct Action, Eco, Prison

Line 3 Opponent Sentenced to Thirty Days in Jail

Hubbard County, MN – On August 4, 2021, in the first trial prosecuting water protectors since active construction of the Line 3 pipeline in the state, one defendant was acquitted, and the other was found guilty by a jury on two misdemeanors—public nuisance and unlawful…