Defend The Sacred

Silvie Suri-Perez/ October 28, 2016/ Uncategorized

The South Florida Green Party stands in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota and the protesters blockading the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. We condemn the violence perpetrated by law enforcement towards the peaceful activists congregating to defend native rights and our water supplies. Their actions are in fact in violation of sovereign treaties and an invasion of tribal lands. We call on the elected leadership in this country to immediately stop supporting this ruthless take over and put people over profit.
Fossil fuels present an eminent threat to the sustainability of our ecological structures. We maintain that clean water and air are a necessity not a privilege to all life forms on the planet. We face the same dangers in Florida with the Sabal Trail Access Pipeline. It is imperative that we raise our voices in solidarity with First Nation People as they fight for the right to self determination and to protect our vital