This isn't the only backlash from lawmakers following the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests. He added that protesters are welcomed to express their point of view for how long they want to, but they have no right to invade the motorists' driving space as this could be risky to all the parties involved.
The Native Times reported that the legislator was angry because "his 72-year-old mother-in-law was blocked by protesters waving signs on a roadway" and quoted him as saying, "They're intentionally putting themselves in danger".
Civil rights activists are slamming a Republican's effort to create a law that would make it unsafe for people to protest, especially near roads. "In the meantime, I'm going to stay focused on what the people of District 35 asked me to come here and stay focused on", says Erin Oban, D-Bismarck. Kempenich even claims that "protesters were seen jumping out in front of vehicles" in the midst of the Standing Rock clashes. "A driver of a motor vehicle who unintentionally causes injury or death to an individual obstructing vehicular traffic on a public road, street, or highway is not guilty of an offense". - Gary lee (@Lgary702) January 15, 2017 @AgentSergeevna @HuffPostPol Killing protesters really - Aerin Cruz (@KAIJUKING23) January 17, 2017 @AlterNet YOU HAVE GOT TO BE JOKING!
Israelis, Palestinians sign deal to jointly improve West Bank water supply
Security Council passed a resolution last month denouncing Israeli settlements on the West Bank and East Jerusalem . Sunday's conference was held amid severe tension between Israel and the global community after the U.N.
But there are dissenters over the bills, including Democratic state Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla. The measure comes as a direct response to vehicle accidents involving protestors hit by drivers at Standing Rock Indian Reservation.
According to ETP, "The pipeline will transport domestically-produced, light, sweet crude oil from North Dakota to major refining markets in a more direct, cost-effective, safer and more environmentally responsible manner than other modes of transportation, including rail or truck".
"To those North Dakotans personally affected by this ongoing dispute, we hear your concerns", Burgum said.
The National Guard has deployed missile launchers to a "critical" Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) site, while the pipeline's parent company seeks to quash an environmental review of the project-two developments that hint at the possibility of renewed tensions between DAPL's opponents and state authorities.