Gov. Tim Walz Driven from Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party Fundraising Event by Line 3 Protesters

Gov. Tim Walz

Governor Tim Walz (D) was driven from a Democrat fundraising event in Alexandria, Minnesota by Line 3 protesters just minutes into his speech. Several protesters marched into the outdoor area where the event was taking place and began shouting at Walz while he made some introductory remarks.

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The ‘Squad’ Visits Bemidji to Protest Line 3 in Minnesota

The Squad visited Bemidji on Labor Day Weekend to protest the Line 3 pipeline that is nearing completion. Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-05-MN), Cori Bush (D-01-MO), Ayanna Pressley (D-07-MA), Rashida Tlaib (D-13-MI), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-14-NY), who was “with them in spirit,” visited Minnesota to express their displeasure with the Enbridge Pipeline.

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Minnesota Legislators Respond to Upcoming ‘Squad’ Visit Regarding Line 3

Several Minnesota legislators responded to an upcoming visit from members of the “Squad” that will be taking place on Friday afternoon.  According to a press release from Representative Ilhan Omar’s (D-05-MN) office, they are planning to speak out against Line 3.

Representatives Michelle Fischbach (R-07-MN), Pete Stauber (R-08-MN), and Tom Emmer (R-06-MN) issued a statement saying that Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-05-MN), Cori Bush (D-01-MO), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-14-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-07-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-13-MI) are “seeking soundbites.”

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Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar Asks Biden Admin for ‘Urgent Intervention’ in Line 3 Pipeline

Representative Ilhan Omar (D-05-MN) wrote a letter to the Biden Administration asking for “urgent intervention” regarding the Line 3 pipeline that has been under construction for months. Omar says that there have been “concerning violations of treaty rights” in the recent weeks.

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Stop Line 3 Protesters in Minnesota Unlawfully Gathered Outside of Governor’s Mansion

ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Around 150 Stop Line 3 protesters unlawfully gathered outside of the Governor’s Mansion on Saturday afternoon. The protesters blocked Summit Avenue in St. Paul where the Governor’s Mansion is located and hung signs on the surrounding fences. Other protesters blocked entrances and exits to the house, sitting with their arms linked.

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Demonstrators Build Teepee, Have Ceremonial Fire During Line 3 Protest at Minnesota Capitol

Line 3 Protest

Demonstrators at the Minnesota capitol erected teepees and reportedly burned a ceremonial fire during a Stop Line 3 protest. Protesters had been occupying capitol grounds until Friday evening, despite their event permit being up Thursday evening at 10:00 p.m.

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Line 3 Activists in Minnesota Get Restraining Order Against Hubbard County Sheriff

Cory Aukes

Stop Line 3 activists have gotten a restraining order against Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes after activist Winona LaDuke was arrested last week during a protest.

LaDuke is the leader of Honor the Earth, an environmental group that has been protesting Line 3. 

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‘Major Lawsuit’ Announced Against ‘Eco-Terrorists’ Who Target Minnesota’s Energy Infrastructure

A legal group has filed a lawsuit against “eco-terrorists” who caused more than $100,000 in damage to the equipment of a Minnesota-based family logging company.

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