Ammon Bundy Arrested Second Time at Idaho Capitol Building in Less Than 24 Hours

Ammon Bundy, an anti-government activist who participated in the well-publicized 2014 armed standoff with federal agents in Nevada — and would go on to lead his own similar standoff in Oregon two years later — was arrested for the second day in a row at the Idaho State Capitol after reportedly refusing to comply with orders to leave the property.

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Immigration and Climate Change

A federal court in California dismissed claims against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security brought by environmentalists and cattle ranchers who believe immigration contributes to climate change. The plaintiffs sought the review of seven immigration statutes for possible violations of the National Environmental Policy Act. 

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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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