Eco-Activist Tim DeChristopher Given 2 Years In Prison For Sabotaging Oil And Gas Auction

Tim Dechristopher sentenced
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“I actually have great respect for the rule of law, because I see what happens when it doesn’t exist, as is the case with the fossil fuel industry.” -Tim DeChristopher

University of Utah student and environmental activist Tim DeChristopher was sentenced this week to 2 years in federal prison and fined fined $10,000. His crime? Disrupting the auction of more than 100,000 acres of federal land for oil and gas drilling by posing as a bidder. His act of civil disobedience has made him a hero.

Tim Dechristopher sentenced protest

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