Prayerful water protectors were arrested on a public road for not moving fast enough upon police orders. Two brave women had locked themselves to a truck delivering new pieces of the drill that is currently pushing pipe under the Suwannee river. The rest of us watched in prayer but were forcibly removed with no explanation. 4 in particular were arrested for asking why they had to move off the public area. Please help us fundraise to bail them out. https://cash.me/$sstswc We are doing everything we can to protect our water and prevent Florida from being locked into a destructive fossil fuel system for more years to come. We have the technology now to no longer depend on non renewable resources.Posted by Sacred Water Camp on Monday, January 16, 2017
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