White House Tar Sands Sit-in Ends With Surge of Support

09/03/2011 06:30 pm ET | Updated Nov 03, 2011

These pictures are something special -- a small part of the photographic record of the largest civil disobedience action so far this century. As phase one of this Tar Sands Action campaign wrapped up today, 1,252 people have been hauled away in police vans, hands cuffed behind their backs -- and heads held very high. We need people to honor that by joining in Phase 2, which will be different but just as unusual -- join us at to get all the details soon.

White House Sit-In to Stop the Tar Sands XL Pipeline