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We Are Not Terrorists - Petition

World  (tags: Lakota Sioux, Trump Administration, environmental destruction, petition, terrorist, legislation )

- 151 days ago -
Currently, 20 states, under the Trump Administration, have passed or are considering legislation that would curtail our rights to protest environmental destruction and human rights violations.


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Animae C (508)
Friday August 24, 2018, 7:09 am

Dear Animae,
Thank you for adding your voice to this important effort.
You can spread the Lakota call for justice far and wide by sharing this action with your network.
Sincerely, The Lakota People's Law project Team

Thanx Sheryl 👊


Kathy B (106)
Friday August 24, 2018, 7:58 am
How is it that these 20 states think they have more power than the constitution, which grants us the rights to just such protests? I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around that one.

JL A (281)
Friday August 24, 2018, 8:23 am
s&n; thanks for posting Sheryl--Kathy, it is like the repeat abortion laws after federal courts ruled unconstitutional...and why Kavanaugh is important to stop

Ben O (135)
Friday August 24, 2018, 9:16 am
I thank myself for adding my voice to this important effort! (I also signed 3 other petitions)

Ben O (135)
Friday August 24, 2018, 9:17 am
I stand with Standing Rock protectors!

Friday August 24, 2018, 11:05 am
💕Done! Thank you Sheryl

Colleen L (3)
Friday August 24, 2018, 11:26 am
Dear Colleen,
Thank you for adding your voice to this important effort.
Thanks Sheryl

Freya H (345)
Friday August 24, 2018, 12:52 pm
Signed of course. It was their land first!

Melania P (123)
Friday August 24, 2018, 1:51 pm
I cannot see the petition, sorry

Past Member (0)
Friday August 24, 2018, 5:45 pm
*STAND WITH LAKOTA*for EJG~i miss you*
petition signed...

thank you Sheryl...

Glennis W (393)
Friday August 24, 2018, 6:13 pm
Signed and shared for all the Refugees Thank you for caring and sharing Sheryl

Peggy B (43)
Saturday August 25, 2018, 7:07 am

Carole K (195)
Saturday August 25, 2018, 2:25 pm
Noted & signed. TY, Sheryl!

Raleighaway k (355)
Saturday August 25, 2018, 10:13 pm
signed shared posted ty Sheryl

Marco C (31)
Sunday August 26, 2018, 6:35 am

Anyone aware of which 20 states and which officials there that don't seem to understand their role, oath of office, read or understand the constitution? The mass media there have a story to report to keep the citizenry informed so that they can fulfill their responsibilities for oversight of their elected officials who have clearly overlooked the constitutional rights of its citizens. They don't seem to understand their role, oath of office, read or understand the constitution.

The good news is that if they have no regard for the rules, we needn't continue to pay for their representation, office, staff, health benefits and pension.

Nice that we live in a country where the citizens have recall rights and the ability to vote officials in or out of office. We live in that kind of place and we can fix this ourselves.Time to call them out and correct the incompetence.

Make America Great Again and we can learn from Trump "you're fired", ring a bell? sounds good doesn't it? Some times folks need to be reminded who the boss is.

S J (130)
Sunday August 26, 2018, 8:02 am
Dear S,

Thank you for adding your voice to this important effort.

You can spread the Lakota call for justice far and wide by sharing this action with your network.


The Lakota People's Law project Team


Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Sunday August 26, 2018, 12:36 pm
Petition signed. Thank you

Mitchell D (82)
Sunday August 26, 2018, 4:43 pm
Signed and noted!

Judy C (91)
Sunday August 26, 2018, 10:10 pm
Definitely signed. Thanks Sheryl.

Winn A (179)
Monday August 27, 2018, 11:13 am
Signed & Shared

Anne Haarhoff (52)
Monday August 27, 2018, 11:32 am
Standing with you and Lakota, Sheryl. Signed & noted.

Donna G (42)
Monday August 27, 2018, 1:49 pm
I signed the petition.

Sheryl G (359)
Monday August 27, 2018, 3:13 pm
Thanks to your kind and generous support, and the incredible, dogged work of the Lakota People’s Law Project legal team, we have all won a great victory! Immediately after we filed another 160 pages of hard-hitting evidence on the necessity defense, the North Dakota prosecutors dropped all serious charges against me. I am no longer facing six years in prison, a long separation from my wife and children, and the loss of my law license. Together, we have climbed this mountain!

My arrest for alleged criminal trespass and felony incitement of a riot has been reduced to a minor, Class B misdemeanor of disorderly conduct. As long as I go 360 days without violating any criminal law, even this will be expunged from my record.

As you know, it is legally impossible for me and other Native people to trespass on treaty land. I never started a riot. I and the other water protectors are not terrorists. You and I and the US veterans who stood with us to protect Mother Earth are the true patriots.

With these charges behind me, I am looking forward to working with my colleague Madonna Thunder Hawk—who stands ready to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline at her home on the Cheyenne River Reservation—and my fellow Standing Rock tribal member Phyllis Young, who is leading our charge to bring renewable energy to Standing Rock as part of our #GreenTheRez campaign.

In the coming months, Lakota People’s Law Project Chief Counsel Daniel Sheehan and the entire team will continue to strategically confront the fossil fuel industry and their destructive agenda, which threatens our water, our planet, and the entire human family. We will make full use of all of the evidence, affidavits, depositions, and testimony you helped us collect as part of this case, which is now permanently protected as part of the public record.

Wopila Tanka—My humble and warmest gratitude for making this victory possible.

Chase Iron Eyes
Lead Counsel
Lakota People's Law Project

Julie Frandsen (85)
Monday August 27, 2018, 6:53 pm
Signed, thanks Sheryl !

Anne K (139)
Tuesday August 28, 2018, 4:47 pm
Signed. Thank you, Sheryl.

Roberto MARINI (88)
Wednesday August 29, 2018, 7:19 am
thanks Sheryl, noted

Patricia P (67)
Wednesday August 29, 2018, 9:19 am
Signed, noted and shared......GREAT comment by Marco C. above. I too would like to know what states and elected officials are involved in this.

Richard A (2)
Thursday August 30, 2018, 11:39 am
Thank you.

Fran F (116)
Thursday August 30, 2018, 4:29 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you, Cheryl!

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