Guns, Grazers, and Grievances

(**Updated as of Tues., Jan. 19) Basic Info:  Armed anti-government protesters took over Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, OR on Jan. 2. The group, called the Citizens of Constitutional Freedom, began the occupation at the federally-owned refuge after Dwight and Steven Hammond were convicted of arson. According to prosecutors, the father-and-son ranchers set a fire that burned about 130 acres of federal land in … Continue reading Guns, Grazers, and Grievances