DAPL Oil Company Exposed as Lobbying Group Behind Law to Criminalize Protesting

DAPL Oil Company Exposed as Lobbying Group Behind Law to Criminalize Protesting By John Vibes The company behind for the Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), is now being accused of lobbying for laws that would criminalize protesting and restrict freedom of speech and assembly. According to a new report from Greenpeace, ETP worked with the corporate lobby group, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to push for measures to increase the length of sentences for protests related to “critical infrastructure,” which would, of course, imply pipelines. “Energy Transfer Partners’ practices are…

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