February 17, 2017 update: The source for this article, Anarchic News, lists the Facebook group AIM North West as the origin of this ‘shoot on sight’ statement. This Facebook group is now closed, and we are unable to verify its accuracy. The full text of the North Dakota Governor’s Executive Order, which has since been removed from the nd.gov website, is as follows:
Dalrymple Declares an Emergency exists in Southwest and South Central North Dakota
Signed August 19, 2016
I, Jack Dalrymple, Governor of the State of North Dakota, by the authority vested in me, do hereby proclaim an emergency exists in Southwest and South Central North Dakota.
WHEREAS, an emergency was declared by the Morton County Board of Commissioners on August 15, 2016, due to unlawful activity occurring at the Dakota Access Pipeline construction site, requiring additional manpower, resources and other expenditures; and
WHEREAS, the impact of continuing unlawful activity could threaten the health, safety and well-being of the general public, protesters and first responders who are committed to protecting life and property; and
WHEREAS, a significant public safety concern is present due to illegal protesting activities which cannot be mitigated with resources on hand; and
WHEREAS, the rule of law must be enforced to protect the general public, protesters, and first responders from those who engage in illegal activity; and
WHEREAS, our citizens have the right to peacefully and lawfully assemble and protest, and the State of North Dakota is committed to protecting those rights; and
WHEREAS, additional state resources are necessary to help relieve conditions of distress that remain hazardous to the safety and welfare of the citizens of North Dakota; and
WHEREAS, the cost of response may be in excess of available resources.
NOW, THEREFORE, I order total utilization of the North Dakota State Emergency Operations Plan (SEOP) in response to the situation, in order to assist local and tribal officials, to implement appropriate law enforcement actions and future mitigation measures to maintain peace and order, and to limit hardships and impacts caused by the emergency.
This order is issued upon the following basis and for the following reasons:
The Governor is vested with the executive authority pursuant to Article V, Section 1 of the North Dakota Constitution; and,
The Governor is vested with statutory authority to issue executive orders to minimize or avert the effects of a disaster or emergency pursuant to Chapter 37-17.1 of the North Dakota Century Code; and,
A coordinated and effective effort of appropriate government departments is required to minimize the impact of disasters and emergencies in this state; and,
Continuing unlawful activity which could threaten the health and safety of our citizens, to which State support is needed to mitigate risk to individuals.
Executed at Bismarck, North Dakota, this 19th day of August, 2016.
While Trump is busy targeting Mexicans and Muslims, his new adviser and current governor of North Dakota has just given the green light to “shoot on sight” Indigenous tribes that are peacefully protesting against the Dakota Access pipeline, according to Anarchic News.
Please share this with the world let them know how they are treating us… we are not terrorist! We are defending the land and the water! Protecting out future!
Latest news that isn’t out there yet is that last night hundreds of cops from various agencies came with lots of flatbed semis and took out all of the construction equipment. The workers left and in doing so disassembled the construction site. Now though homeland security has taken over, LEGALLY, and the situation and the level of threat has been bumped up. This means they consider this a terrorist action and have the authority to shoot on sight.
The article goes on to give background to the current events:
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