Right-Wing Ranchers

The Western Watersheds Project sued the U.S. Forest Service in federal court, claiming it’s allowing Utah’s Monroe Mountain area to be devastated by scofflaw ranchers who “have made overtly clear they have guns to back up their threats, and they call for the arrest of USFS employees who attempt to exercise basic management and oversight on federal grazing allotments as required by law.”

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Hawaii Protesters Press on to Stop Telescope, Face Arrest

Thousands of protesters joined a swelling effort Wednesday to stop construction of a telescope they have long tried to keep off a mountain considered sacred to some Native Hawaiians, blocking a road to Hawaii’s highest peak and prompting the arrest of a group of elderly demonstrators.

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