Arrests continue at State Department offices, showing President Obama the mass resistance he would face if he approved the pipeline

In a continued escalation to push the president to heed grassroots opposition to Keystone XL, Pledge of Resistance signers risk arrest in Washington, D.C., Boston, and Houston throughout the summer and fall. In August, over 200 rally and 60 risk arrest at State Department headquarters in Washington, D.C.. In September, thirteen signers of the Pledge are arrested in Houston at TransCanada’s U.S. headquarters. In October, several dozen pledge-singers risk arrest  at State Department offices in Boston.

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