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JUDGE THROWS OUT FELONY CHARGES AGAINST CLIMATE DEFENDERS MN Valve Turners Acquitted On All Charges In Landmark

JUDGE THROWS OUT FELONY CHARGES AGAINST CLIMATE DEFENDERS MN Valve Turners Acquitted On All Charges In Landmark

A Minnesota court just acquitted “valve turners” Emily Johnston and Annette Klapstein of all charges, in a landmark jury trial that permitted the use of a climate “necessity defense.” The defense argued the threat of climate harms justified their action in trespassing and shutting off the emergency valve on a tar sands oil pipeline.

Source:  Climate Direct Action

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