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Kevin Abourezk: Activist arrested over Whiteclay incidents

Kevin Abourezk on efforts to address the sale of liquor in Whiteclay, Nebraska:
Nebraska authorities arrested an activist seeking an end to alcohol sales in Whiteclay on Friday morning before he had a chance to file a complaint against a Whiteclay beer store owner.

Nebraska State Patrol troopers arrested T.R. McKenzie, a member of the group Deep Green Resistance, in the state office building minutes before he planned to file a complaint with the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission.

McKenzie had planned to speak with the media after filing a complaint against Jason Schwarting, owner of Arrowhead Inn, a beer store in Whiteclay.

"He was the messenger, but they took the messenger away," said Jessica Garraway, another member of Deep Green Resistance.

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Kevin Abourezk: Activist arrested while trying to file complaint against Whiteclay store owner (The Lincoln Journal Star 5/25)

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