Alec Johnson

Blockadia on Trial: What the Jury Did Not Hear About My Keystone XL Protest

On Earth Day, April 22, 2013, I disrupted construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL Pipeline) and was arrested and charged with several offenses in Atoka County, Oklahoma. 18 months later I finally had my day in court before a jury of my peers on October 23, 2014. Although I was the only person who locked down the day I took action, I was, and remain, part of a team. I am not unique. Many have preceded me risking their safety and freedom fighting for our children's future and I'm confident far more will follow.

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