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Judge Cancels Restraining Order Against “Hooligan” Pipeline Protesters
A federal judge is canceling a temporary restraining order against the protesters at the Dakota Access Pipeline and calls the protesters committing criminal acts “hooligans”.
Court documents say the restraining order, requested by Dakota Access LLC last month, no longer serves a legitimate purpose and doesn’t stop criminal activities from happening at the protest site.
He said the court system is already dealing with a lot of charges with protesters.
The judge also said there wasn’t any credible evidence any of the protesters’ constitutional rights have been violated.