Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 27

Tim DeChristopher in Chicago with MI CATS


Chicago, IL — Some of our cats visited Chicago to have dinner with Tim DeChristopher and hear him speak on September 27, 2013.  Tim honored the MI CATS felons taking their cases to trial, brought them on stage, and they received a standing ovation!  In his speech, Tim urged the movement to be a movement that …

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Sep 18

Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands Defendants Move Cases Forward in Court


Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands Defendants Move Cases Forward in Court Four facing felony charges for actions against Enbridge state their intent to move their cases to trial   Mason, MI — Having witnessed the exhaustion of legal and regulatory avenues, this summer, Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands (MI CATS) members took direct action to …

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Sep 17

Free Felix, Two-Time MI CATS Tree Sitter!


Felix, the tree sitter, is being held on a $50,000 bail and being charged with a misdemeanor for criminal trespassing and a felony for theft!  Please donate to help bail her out for her birthday tomorrow!

Sep 17

Tim DeChristopher Lends Support to MI CATS Felons


This morning, Tim DeChristopher sent out a call out for support for the four MI CATS facing felony charges who have announced their intentions to go to trial with their cases.  We are honored to have his support!  Check out his letter below: For years, some of us have been inviting the climate movement to …

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Sep 16

Felonious Felines Speak Out


Get to know the four cats being charged with felonies for their resistance to Enbridge’s Line 6B expansion!  These are their words. Chris Wahmhoff Why I’m willing to go to prison My name is Chris Wahmhoff.  I am 35 years old and work in direct care for individuals with significant to severe neurological illness or …

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Sep 16

BREAKING: MI CATS Scratch Back at Enbridge


UPDATE 5:00 PM: The sitter and one ground support person were arrested. Please call the jail and emphasize that Jessica Clark needs gluten free food! 219-362-6548. The other person was simply walking along the road and was arrested for “trespassing.” UPDATE 2:25 PM: Here is an image from the woods of our sit looking out onto the …

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Sep 08

URGENT: Felix Kidnapped By The State!


September 9 UPDATE 1:40PM: Felix is out on bond! UPDATE 11:00AM: Felix will be bonded out this morning.  We are looking for a lawyer to represent them and desperately need financial support.  Please consider a donation to our legal fund! September 8 UPDATE 10:05PM: We have heard word that Felix is being charged with a …

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Sep 07

MI CATS Flotilla!


Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands (MI CATS) flotilla confronts Enbridge destruction site undercutting the Grand River Members and friends of the MI CATS took to the Grand River in an organized flotilla to protest the injustice and harm caused by the spill and expansion of Enbridge’s pipeline 6B Jackson County, Mich. — MI CATS took …

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