Hennepin [County] sends special forces to terrorize Standing Rock water protectors—after Minneapolis and Saint Paul passed resolutions of support for Standing Rock’s resistance to DAPL protection of the water.

By Brenda Norrell  CENSORED NEWS  October 23-25, 2016

Minneapolis was the third city in the U.S. to pass a resolution in support of Standing Rock. Click here for the full story.

Read the two short sentences and study the three photos, which tell a story of apparent contradictions in the differing responses of the City of Minneapolis and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office to the Standing Rock Water Protectors’ presence and protection of Sacred Water in North Dakota. 

This story is particularly specific — and startling — for citizens of Minneapolis. The vehicle/s in the photo bear the identification:  



 Possible responses to this information:

  • Prayer, in keeping with the spirit and wishes of the protectors at Standing Rock…
  • Phone calls to persons of influence in the matter, e.g.,
    • Governor Mark Dayton, (651) 201-3400
      Toll-free:  (800) 657-3717
    • Hennepin County Sheriff, Richard Stanek, (612) 348-3744
    • Minneapolis Mayor, Betsy Hodges, (612) 673-2100
    • Minneapolis City Council, general phone number (612) 673-2244
    • Your Minneapolis City Council member 
    • Your Minnesota State Senator
    • Your Minnesota State Representative
    • To sign a petition from Honor the Earth asking Hennepin County to withdraw forces from Standing Rock click here. This link also includes names and phone numbers of County Commissioners to call.

Here is the statement from Hennepin County:


Calls may also be made to Deputy Shane Myre’s office and to the Anoka County (Sheriff James Stuart, 763-323-5000) and Washington County (Sheriff William M. Hutton, 651-439-9381) sheriff offices.

Brenda Norrell posted a number of related stories, videos, and photos on Sunday, October 23, 2016 about the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and those standing with them in their protection of the water and sacred sites from the real and threatened devastation from the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).  To see these stories, videos, and photos, click the link below:

Sunday, October 23, 2016   CENSORED NEWS, posted by Brenda Norrell

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