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Youth Plan Major White House Protest Against Keystone XL this Weekend

By Jamie Henn

Young people powered President Obama to the White House. Now, they’re protesting him outside of it.

This weekend, over 1,000 students and youth will march from Georgetown University to the White House. Over 300 of the participants are expected to risk arrest in a sit-in outside the gates, in what will likely be the largest youth sit-in on the environment in a generation. The events are part of a weekend of action known as XL Dissent.

Many of the young people taking part in the action cast their first votes to help elect President Obama. On Sunday, they’ll …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green