"I have signed hundreds of petitions, testified at dozens of hearings, met with 
most of my political representatives at every level, to very little avail," 
said 64-year-old mother Annette Klapstein of Bainbridge Island, Washington, who 
was arrested 
 just before publication. "I have come to believe that our current economic and 
political system is a death sentence to life on earth, and that I must do 
everything in my power to replace these systems with cooperative, just, 
equitable and love-centered ways of living together. This is my act of love."

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Published on
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Common Dreams<http://www.commondreams.org/>
'This Is My Act of Love': Climate Activists Shut Down All US-Canada Tar Sands 
Coordinated show of resistance executed in solidarity with those fighting 
against Dakota Access pipeline
Lauren McCauley, staff 

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