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Watch RFK, Jr.'s Pre-Arrest Speech Calling People to Attend the Biggest Climate Rally in U.S. History

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Waterkeeper Alliance President, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., joined a climate protest yesterday outside the White House calling on the Obama Administration to protect our oceans and waterways by rejecting the Keystone XL Pipeline. He was arrested yesterday with his son Conor and 46 others protesting the oil industry and sending a message to Washington that President Obama should stand up against the Keystone XL pipeline.

"It's unfortunate that civil disobedience is the only recourse against a catastrophic and criminal enterprise that will enrich a few while impoverishing the rest of humanity and threatening the future of civilization," said Kennedy.

Watch Kennedy's powerful Let's Go to the Barricades speech just prior to his arrest:

Waterkeeper Alliance encourages you to answer Kennedy's call and join us, 350.orgHip-Hop Caucus and others at the barricades this Sunday for the biggest climate rally in U.S. history. You can register here. Can't make it to DC? Check out the solidarity rallies that are happening throughout the U.S.

Circulate our online petition asking President Obama to take action to stop dirty energy development, including tar sands, coal export, deepwater oil drilling, fracking and liquified natural gas exports (fracking gas).

Visit EcoWatch’s KEYSTONE XL, WATER and CLIMATE CHANGE pages for more related news on this topic.

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