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Photo: Protesters Scale Rafters At Minnesota Vikings' Game To Protest DAPL

A DAPL protest at a Minnesota Vikings game.

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Most of the protests at NFL games this season have come from players on the sideline.

But at today's Minnesota Vikings-Chicago Bears game, the dissent came from above. Way above.

Protesters inside U.S. Bank Stadium used climbing gear to scale the rafters of the building. They unfurled a banner reading "Divest" as a message towards U.S. Bank, which has invested in the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

Here is an email which details the protesters' views.

The most immediate question of course: how the hell did they get all that climbing equipment into an NFL stadium?