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Necessity is the Mother of Invention

After extensive research and reflection, The Four Necessity Valve Turners decided it was necessary to take urgent action to address the severe and imminent threat posed by climate change.
On Monday, February 4th, 2019 they broke into an Enbridge site housing manual shut off valves near Blackberry, Minnesota in order to stop the flow of tar sands oil through lines 3 and 4. They contacted Enbridge to give the corporation the opportunity to shut off the manual shut off valves remotely, which the company did. Shortly thereafter, the Four Necessity Valve Turners were arrested and charged for their actions.

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Why take decisive action now?

Meet the 4Necessity Valveturners: a mother, wife, father, and sister who are driven by spirituality, service, and a deep love for the Earth, our common home.

Keep up to date with us after our action as we post reflections, news, updates from and about the 4Necessity Valveturners, court case updates, and calls to action.

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