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Rally in Support of Ridge and Acey Thin Timber Sale Protest

Rally in support for Ridge, the activist nearly killed by the negligence of the Oregon Department of Forestry and local out of control sheriffs.
Cascadia Forest Allaince is having a RALLY with the following demands at the Oregon State Building (800 NE Oregon St in Portland - near Lloyd Center)on Tuesday at 5 pm. Please come out and show your support for Ridge, the activist nearly killed by the negligence of ODF and local out of control sheriffs. Ridge is in stable condition with a broken hip, collapsed lung and head injuries, and was just recently moved from intensive care

Our common sense demands:

1) immediately halt the cutting of the Acey Line
Timber Sale (logging has been continuing through the
weekend, and we still have at least 2 tree sits in the area);
2) halt all current and future timber sales in the
last older, mature forests on state lands in the Coast
Range;
3) drop all charges against the activists arrested at
the Acey Line timber sale;
4) launch an independent criminal investigation into
the actions of ODF and the Clatsop and Tillamook
County sheriff's departments for their reckless,
unsafe and negligent handling of the protests at the
Acey Line timber sale.


PLEASE CALL GOV. KITZHABER:(503) 378-3111 and ask him to intervene
immediately and ensure these demands are met swiftly

 http://www.cascadiaforestalliance.org for photos and updates
 http://portland.indymedia.org for exclusive photos and video of Saturday's
protest
Also call 503-241-4879 or email  listserve@cascadiaforestalliance.org to get
regular updates on all of CFA's activities
Donations for legal support and ongoing forest defense can be sent to
Cascadia Forest Alliance at PO Box 4946 Portland, OR 97208,

homepage: homepage: http://www.cascadiaforestalliance.org