Student activists bundled up on Tuesday to protest the Senate’s upcoming vote on the Keystone XL pipeline. The eco-activists specifically targeted Senate Democrats who have said they will vote in favor of the pipeline.
Democratic Sens. Tom Carper of Delaware and Michael Bennet of Colorado have come out in support of approving the Keystone XL pipeline, which has made them a target of environmentalists who want to see the project defeated in the Senate.
“Senator Carper and Bennet must know that if they are going to stand with big oil and support the Keystone XL pipeline, then they will lose the support of the youth vote,” Elli Bloomberg, an American University student protesting at Bennett’s office, said in a statement.
Environmentalists argue that Keystone will harm the environment and contribute to global warming. So they bundled up to withstand the frigid blast of Arctic weather and protest against Democrats who have pledged to vote in favor of legislation approving the $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline.
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