The Wisconsin State Senate passed the bill on November 5th. We need everyone to call Governor Evers and ask that he veto the Felony Trespass Bill. Call him at (608) 266-1212. View a sample script here.
A new bill that would create a new felony for trespassing on “property owned, leased, or operated by energy companies engaged in the distribution of oil and petroleum.”
This is a gift to Big Oil, which wants to put a stop to water protectors opposing dangerous pipelines that leak and rupture, devastating lakes, rivers, and aquifers. Wisconsin is the 23rd state to introduce this ALEC-inspired bill in the wake of Standing Rock. The bill creates a new felony, trespass on . You could get 6 years in prison, pay $10K, and lose your right to vote, even if it was your own land, and if it contained an oil pipeline. Click here for the story.