10,000 Surround White House to Protest Keystone XL Tar Sands Oil Pipeline
Democracy Now, November 7, 2011
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More than 10,000 protesters surrounded the White House on Sunday calling on President Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast. The protest came exactly a year before the 2012 election, and the pipeline is shaping up to be a major political issue.