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South Jersey NoDAPL / NoKXL / NoPinelandsPipeline Rally

  • TD Bank 700 N Delsea Drive Glassboro, NJ, 08028 United States (map)

The Trump administration has issued an executive order calling for the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline. We're also fighting the Pinelands Pipeline here in South Jersey, the Penn East Pipeline in Central NJ, and the Mariner East II pipeline in Middletown, PA. We need to continue demonstrating solidarity with all of these fights. Our signs will help raise awareness and we'll have high visibility during the morning rush hour.

Please park in the Aldi parking lot behind TD bank.

The fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline is nowhere close to being over! We're protesting TD Bank's continued support of the DAPL on every Friday in December. President elect Trump has vocalized support of the DAPL and other pipeline projects. He is invested in the company building the pipeline, Energy Transfer Partners. The black snake is not yet dead!

Penn East Pipeline (http://www.stoppenneast.org/ )
Pinelands Pipeline (http://www.sierraclub.org/new-jersey/sjg-pinelands-pipeline )
Pilgrim Pipeline (http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/NJ-Native-American-Lunaape-Tribe-Fights-Pilgrim-Pipeline-Plan-408359755.html )


The Water Protectors at Standing Rock, ND have called for actions throughout the country to support the movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. It’s time for all of us to rise up and play a role in this fight.

Join us every Friday for a solidarity action and rally at TD Bank in Glassboro. We will continue reminding TD Bank that doing business that destroys the earth and tramples native rights won't be tolerated.

We'll need to remain on the sidewalks around TD Bank, and park in the nearby Aldi parking lot.

TD subsidiary TD Securities is one of the seventeen banks that has provided project-level loans to Dakota Access LLC. It has the seventh largest commitment ($360 million) out of these seventeen banks. TD Securities is also financing Sunoco Logistics, a member of the Energy Transfer corporate family, and two of its companies (Sunoco Logistics and Energy Transfer Partners) partly own the joint venture of Dakota Access LLC." By remaining silent on this issue, TD is complicit in these attacks on innocent people.

We are targeting TD Bank in solidarity with water protectors at Standing Rock in North Dakota, where thousands of land defenders are blocking construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). TD Securities, a subsidiary of TD, has been targeted by protests in recent weeks after the bank was identified as one of the largest funders of the controversial pipeline.

This day of action is one of many which calls for solidarity actions targeting not only TD Bank, but also the Army Corps and the Federal Government, but stakeholders at every level -- including all the banks who are funding Dakota Access and the companies building the project.

The Army Corps fast-tracked the Dakota Access Pipeline without proper consultation, and as a result, bulldozers are approaching Standing Rock as we speak. But with coordinated, massive demonstrations across the country, we’ll make it clear that this powerful movement will not allow the Obama administration or the incoming President to sacrifice Indigenous rights, our water, or our climate - they must reject this pipeline.

In a breaking development, the Army Corps of Engineers have decided to evict everyone from the Oceti Sakowin Camp on December 5, one day after a large group of vets are set to arrive in the area

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple declared of a State of Emergency in response to protests, enabling law enforcement from six other states to be called in to Standing Rock. Elders and children, alongside many others, have been bitten by DAPL private security attack dogs, pepper-sprayed, shot with rubber bullets and beaten by police. Often elders are arrested while in ceremonial dress and actively praying. Last week, 142 people were arrested at Standing Rock. Almost all were given felony charges. On November 2, water protectors were shot with rubber bullets and tear gassed as they defended a burial ground and sacred site for the Standing Rock Sioux.

The DAPL will carry up to 570,000 barrels per day of fracked oil from North Dakota to Illinois. It would cross 200 waterways, including under the Missouri River, upstream of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe reservation in North Dakota (which draws its drinking water from that river). Water protectors have gathered in opposition to this pipeline since August 15, and representatives of 200 native nations have been amongst the thousands who have camped to support the defenders.

“While our Indigenous elders, brothers, sisters and children stand at the banks of the Cannonball River protecting the water and sacred lands under the ever present threat and inflictions of violence, we stand here today looking for answers and a statement as to why TD would allow such violence and destruction to happen to peaceful unarmed individuals,” explained Sue Lynn Manone. “Water is a right, so we will fight. Water is life, so we have to fight.”

Please bring art and banners -- and be sure to share on social media with #NoDAPL. Some sample messages for art include:

>>> People over Pipelines

>>> Water is Life

>>> TD Bank Funds DAPL

>>> #NoDAPL

>>> #NoKXL

>>> #NoPinelandsPipeline


Donate to Oceti Sakowin Camp:
http://www.ocetisakowincamp.org/donate