Religious Radicals Arrested for Stopping Work on Boston Pipeline

handcuffsOnce again a group of so-called religious leaders, including a serial criminal, were arrested in Boston blocking work on a very short, 5-mile pipeline (West Roxbury Lateral) that will bring cheap, abundant, clean-burning Marcellus Shale gas to local residents in the Boston area. Some 26 were arrested, some of the same nutters were arrested in May (see Boston “Religious” Leaders Arrested for Blocking Pipeline Work). Of the 26 arrested at Wednesday’s protest, eight people laid down in a trench and had to be hauled out on stretchers by police. (We personally wouldn’t have been so kind.) Among the arrested was Tim DeChristopher, a criminal who previously served 15 months in prison and six months at a halfway house after that for committing fraud against the Bureau of Land Management in 2008. DeChristopher moved to Boston to attend Harvard Divinity School. Guess that says it all…

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