US Gov. Pass ‘Emergency’ Bill To Fine Protesters $1 Million Dollars

US Gov. Pass ‘Emergency’ Bill To Fine Protesters $1 Million Dollars

May 8, 2017 Sean Adl-Tabatabai News, US 0

Authorities can now fine protesters $1 million dollars in an "emergency" measure to counter opposition to the construction of oil pipelines.

A new statute has been signed into law allowing authorities to arrest and fine protesters up to $1 million dollars in an “emergency” measure to counter opposition to the construction of oil pipelines.

The law was rushed to the Oklahoma governor’s desk, which authorities say will prevent Diamond Pipeline protesters from delaying its construction.

Anybody caught trespassing on property considered containing a “critical infrastructure facility” will “face a felony and a minimum $10,000 fine if a court determines they entered property intending to damage, vandalize, deface, ‘impede or inhibit operations of the facility.’ Should the trespasser actually succeed in ‘tampering’ with the infrastructure, they face a $100,000 fine or 10 years of imprisonment.

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