PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Protesters took to the streets in Center City Philadelphia today, in opposition to an issue taking places miles and miles away.

They expressed their displeasure with the construction of a pipeline in North Dakota.

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The protesters gathered at 17th and Market. They were a part of the group Jewish Voice for Peace and made it known that they were against the Dakota Access Pipeline. which is currently under construction.

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Those gathered said that it would negatively impact the water source of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

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