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Robert Redford Backs Resistance to Dakota Access Pipeline

HeadlineSep 27, 2016

This comes as Hollywood star Robert Redford has spoken out in support of the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline, saying, “If this is legal, one must seriously question the laws of the land. They are laws that prioritize the profits of energy companies over the rights of people who actually have to live on the land, drink its water and eat its food.” President Obama also commented on the ongoing struggle on Monday, as he hosted a conference for Native American tribes at the White House.

President Barack Obama: “I know that many of you have come together across tribes and across the country to support the community at Standing Rock, and together you’re making your voices heard.”

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