Is Civil Disobedience Necessary for Environmental Justice? A Valve Turner in Person

When:
December 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
2018-12-16T19:00:00-08:00
2018-12-16T20:30:00-08:00
Where:
BFUU
Cedar & Bonita
Berkeley
CA

Is Civil Disobedience Necessary for Environmental Justice? A Valve Turner in Person.

WHEN:
December 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE:
BFUU
Cedar & Bonita
Berkeley
CA
COST:
Donations appreciated. No one turned away for lack of funds.

A Valve Turner In Person!
valve turners

Leonard Higgins and four other Valve Turners decided to turn off the valves that regulate the pipeline flow of Canadian crude oil into the US. They were following the honored tradition of civil disobedience – take the bold action, have it documented for all the world to see, then wait to be arrested. At their trials, they sought to use the Necessity Defense to challenge the nation’s energy policy.
Higgins is the only UU in the group of three men and two women. By their actions at the US borders, they demonstrated strong commitment to Environmental Justice.
Sponsored by the BFUU SJC.

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