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"There's Nothing Protecting Us": Federal Appellate Court Denies Standing Rock Emergency Injunction

by Sydney Brownstone A National Guard checkpoint set up near the Sacred Stone Camp in early September. The ACLU has criticized North Dakota law enforcement's continuing use of militarized vehicles and checkpoints like these. SB As of Sunday, a federal appeals court has thrown out the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's emergency motion to block construction of the Dakota Access pipeline on ancestral Standing Rock Sioux land.
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