Sheriff Claims DAPL Protesters Seeking to 'Exploit Vets with PTSD' to 'Turn Them Aggressive'

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 201752 views
Published: January 13, 2017

Cass County Sheriff Paul D. Laney accused Dakota Access pipeline protesters of attempting to “exploit” veterans during a press conference on Saturday, December 3.

“We have received very concerning intel that an element within the protest movement wants to exploit vets with <span class="caps">PTSD</span>, arm them, and try to trigger their <span class="caps">PTSD</span> and turn them aggressive,” said Laney. “Besides being horrible, and wrong, it could be dangerous, and deadly.”

Laney didn’t cite any specific evidence for his claim, which was swiftly <a href="" target="_blank">rejected by protesters</a>.

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