Posts Tagged with "arrest"

RAN Board Chair Arrested in front of White House

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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RAN Board Chair Arrested in front of White House

As you read this, I am being arrested in Washington D.C. in front of the White House. I am here with more than 40 others—including environmental luminaries, a Texas landowner, and a poet laureate—calling for President Obama to put an end to the Keystone XL pipeline and make climate a priority this year. This is [...]

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RAN Founder Randy Hayes On Why He Was Arrested At The White House Today

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

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RAN Founder Randy Hayes On Why He Was Arrested At The White House Today

This post is by Randy Hayes, a founder and board member of RAN. Today Rainforest Action Network Board member Jodie Evans, actress and nature lover Darryl Hannah, myself, and more than 70 others blockaded the sidewalk outside the US President’s house. Why? We were joining a two-week long protest where more than 500 people have [...]

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44 Arrested Protesting Cliffside Coal Plant

Monday, April 20, 2009

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A few hours ago hundreds of protesters converged on the headquarters of Duke Energy in Charlotte NC to demand a stop to the construction of the Cliffside Coal-fired power plant. This is just the latest in the growing wave of civil disobedience that is building around the country demanding that we get America off coal [...]

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