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Stop Big Oil's Violent Attacks Against Keystone Protesters ACTION US,Canada


Environment  (tags: Trans Canada, tar sands, ecosystems, Texas, destruction, wildlife, KeystoneXL, environment, habitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 817 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
In Texas, Canadian oil giant TransCanada has been accused of actively encouraging the police to use aggressive violence against U.S. citizens standing in the way of the Keystone XL pipeline.



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Judy C. (101)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 7:03 pm
For some reason, I am getting this message when I submit signature:

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Sue H. (7)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 7:23 pm
Message sent, no problems, thanks.
 

Esther Z. (96)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 9:08 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Elsie Au (266)
Friday September 28, 2012, 3:18 am
Done. Thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday September 28, 2012, 6:28 am
already signed, thanks Nancy
 

Terry King (109)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:02 am
Done!
 

Brian M. (202)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:30 am
That Big Oil is getting away with this, mainly because of the sheer monetary influence it has over our government, is the primary reason why this year I'm voting against free market capitalism. Noted. signed.
 

Kit B. (276)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:31 am

This is a first, I was not able to sign this but did send my own letter. I don't know what the problem was with Sierra Club's petition on this end - others seem to have signed.
 

Jim Phillips (3202)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:58 am
Petition signed.

Ty, Nancy.
.
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Friday September 28, 2012, 9:19 am
Done. Thank you.
 

Michela m. (3955)
Friday September 28, 2012, 9:51 am
it's a worldwide Petition.........

S&N
 

Edo R. (71)
Friday September 28, 2012, 10:29 am
Thank you for sharing!
 

Adam Hamilton (1)
Friday September 28, 2012, 11:19 am
done
 

Dave C. (227)
Friday September 28, 2012, 11:30 am
signed. thanks.
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday September 28, 2012, 12:03 pm
signed and noted
 

Lisa Neste (710)
Friday September 28, 2012, 12:22 pm
Thank you for standing up to TransCanada's aggressive tactics in Texas. In the end, violence never wins, and by taking this action, you've helped show Big Oil that there are more of us than there are of them
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday September 28, 2012, 12:27 pm
Signed
 

LMj Sunshine (143)
Friday September 28, 2012, 12:31 pm
TY.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday September 28, 2012, 1:17 pm
signed
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Friday September 28, 2012, 1:21 pm
message sent
 

michelle t. (41)
Friday September 28, 2012, 1:38 pm
Signed
 

Cal Mendelsohn (1007)
Friday September 28, 2012, 3:07 pm
signed and noted--thanks NAncy
 

Dianne D. (462)
Friday September 28, 2012, 3:21 pm
signed
 

Janet R. (34)
Friday September 28, 2012, 4:59 pm
Signed, thanks.
 

janet f. (31)
Friday September 28, 2012, 5:13 pm
signed
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Friday September 28, 2012, 5:29 pm
Signed, sent & noted. Thanks, Nancy!
 

onita Caldwell (32)
Friday September 28, 2012, 5:32 pm
Noted> so very sad.
 

Michael M. (5)
Friday September 28, 2012, 5:42 pm
I wonder why big oil is so afraid? What are they hiding?
 

Terry V. (30)
Friday September 28, 2012, 6:07 pm
S&N

EARTH CRY video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jppmMcjgWS0
 

Helen Porter (40)
Friday September 28, 2012, 6:09 pm
What don't they understand about NO!!!!!
 

Fran away F. (117)
Friday September 28, 2012, 6:21 pm
Signed in protest of these thuggish, immoral and unconstitutional actions by Texas police working for TransCanada.
 

Regina P. (79)
Friday September 28, 2012, 6:29 pm
Signed.
 

JM A. (176)
Friday September 28, 2012, 6:43 pm
I THINK GREEDY PEOPLE WHO ARE UNENVIRONMENTAL, ARE UNETHICAL AND ARE MUTATING INTO A SUB-SPECIES OF HUMANITY! HA! , JUST KIDDING, BUT I SURELY FIND THEM INHUMANE!!
 

Jean C. (18)
Friday September 28, 2012, 7:12 pm
And once this pipe line is built and transporting the dirty tar sands to the Gulf Coast where it can be refined and exported, what then? We live with the pollution and some greedy corporate elites reap the profits. Some of these refineries are in Foriegn Trade Zones where the oil can be exported to international buyers without paying any taxes to the U.S. Greed, greed, greed at the expense of the environment, once again!
 

Roseann d. (178)
Friday September 28, 2012, 7:16 pm
Where is the "Don't Mess WIth Texas Crowd" when ya need em?
 

Ellen G. (345)
Friday September 28, 2012, 7:21 pm
Signed
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:11 pm
Signed , thanks !
 

Susanne R. (249)
Friday September 28, 2012, 9:27 pm
The police should be ashamed of themselves. They are civil servants who work for the public sector and are union members. So WHY are they defending corporate criminals like Big Oil --and using such unnecessarily cruel tactics? On behalf of another country, no less? There's a whole lot more going on here than we know.

Gladly signed and noted!
 

Ana R (220)
Friday September 28, 2012, 11:25 pm
Done.
Thank you!
 

Sonny Honrado (6)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 2:14 am
Noted.
 

Pogle S. (88)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 3:27 am
Noted but it wouldn't let me sign my support; it's not very clever for the world wide web; you cannot stay parochial forever you know!
 

Patricia H. (454)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 6:11 am
noted
 

Joy Wong (76)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 7:08 am
Noted and signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 8:46 am
Thank you for standing up to TransCanada's aggressive tactics in Texas. In the end, violence never wins, and by taking this action, you've helped show Big Oil that there are more of us than there are of them.
TU Nancy
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 9:05 am
Signed
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 9:05 am
Signed again
 

Joe R. (190)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 9:25 am
Signed and noted.
 

BMutiny TCorporationsEvil (464)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 11:05 am
"It is being reported that while protesting the construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, two U.S. citizens were subject to Tasers, pepper spray, and prolonged stress positions by the Wood County, Texas, sheriff's office with TransCanada personnel on hand.
We object in the most strenuous terms to this brutal treatment of peaceful protesters trying to protect their land and families from a dangerous and unnecessary project."

I can't help wondering if these were Native Americans "protecting their land and families", or members of other Ethnic groups, such as Latinos. That would explain a lot. Police, in Texas as elsewhere, often use different tactics, depending on which group is their target. They DO "racially profile".
CITIZENS ARE CITIZENS, no matter WHAT their Ethnicity, Heritage or Skin Color!!!
 

Craig Pittman (47)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 7:17 pm
Thanks for this important story Nancy.
 

Joan McAllister (1064)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 8:50 pm
Signed. Thanks Nancy
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 6:35 am
S&N
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 12:25 pm
Done
 

Sara W. (108)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 10:17 pm
Signed.
 

Rosemary Rannes (640)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 11:52 pm
So definitely signed & posted to Twitter! Thanks my buddy for posting.
Big oil companies are fighting a losing battle - police or no police - eventually they'll all be out of business! Can't wait for that to happen!
 
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