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FEATURING ASHLEIGH JENNIFER PARKER – The fight between water protectors and oil pipeline interests in North Dakota continues unabated, even after threats made by the Morton County Sheriff’s department to block supplies to the encampment.

After seeing the horrific violence of North Dakota’s militarized police being inflicted on unarmed activists, US veterans are now headed by the thousands to Standing Rock. They are planning on using their own bodies as human shields in a powerful gesture of solidarity.

Find more on Twitter @veteranstand.

Ashleigh Jennifer Parker, veteran of the US Coast Guard, and head of Press, Media, and PR with Veterans Stand for Standing Rock.

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