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Cliven Bundy backs down: God didn’t ask us to sue the Feds

Anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy released a statement on Tuesday apparently citing religion as a reason he would not sue officials with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Gawker reported. “We have chosen not to engage in legal action up to this point for two reasons,” the statement read. “First, is…

Federal agents launch investigation into protest ride led by Cliven Bundy’s son

By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) – Federal agents have launched a damage inspection of protected archeological sites in southern Utah where public-lands activists on all-terrain vehicles staged a weekend protest ride challenging the prolonged government closure of a canyon trail. Undercover agents from the Bureau of Land Management…

FBI investigating death threats, intimidation, and weapons violations at Bundy ranch

Law enforcement officials in Nevada say that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the April standoff between rancher Cliven Bundy, the Bureau of Land Management and the armed militia who gathered at Bundy’s ranch. KLAS-TV Channel 8 said Thursday that the FBI has opened a formal investigation into the…

Utah ranchers sue to force wild horse roundup as conservationists question grazing on public land

A group of Utah ranchers has asked a judge to order the Bureau of Land Management to reduce the number of wild horses roaming public grazing lands, saying the agency has failed to manage the herds which area decimating grasses needed for grazing cattle. The ranchers, organized as the Western…

Nevada rancher calls on sheriffs to disarm federal agents in cattle dispute

A Nevada rancher who succeeded in reclaiming his seized cattle from federal land managers over the weekend by rallying armed supporters called on local sheriffs across the country on Monday to join his crusade against government overreach. The federal Bureau of Land Management began a roundup of Cliven Bundy’s cattle…

Nevada cattle rancher declares victory after U.S. returns his cattle

BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) – U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government’s roundup of cattle it said were illegally grazing on federal land and giving about 300 animals back to the rancher who owned them. The dispute less…

Government plans to euthanize hundreds of desert tortoises after budget cuts to refuge

A combination of federal budget austerity and the dramatic decline of the Nevada housing market may claim some unlikely victims: desert tortoises. The Desert Tortoise Conservation Center — a 23-year-old federal refuge in Las Vegas for the threatened species — has collected only $290,000 from its primary funding source of…

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