Corporations Paying Lawmakers to Outlaw Protest Is a Crime Against Democracy

Basav Sen More communities are standing up to pipelines. The fossil fuel industry wants to make that a felony. We need to push for “Protesters’ Bills of Rights”…

Basav Sen
More communities are standing up to pipelines. The fossil fuel industry wants to make that a felony. We need to push for “Protesters’ Bills of Rights” in state legislatures to codify the right to protest.
People protest against the Enbridge Energy Line 3 oil pipeline project outside the Governor's Mansion in St. Paul, Minnesota on November 14, 2020. Increasingly, corporate-funded politicians are criminalizing efforts to roll back the harms fossil fuel interests are doing to vulnerable communities. (Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

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