occupation

Juror speaks out about Oregon occupation trial

Portland, Ore. – Juror 4 is defending the acquittal of Ammon Bundy and his six co-defendants in the Malheur Wildlife Refuge occupation. According to the Oregonian/OregonLive, Juror 4 said the prosecution failed to prove fundamental elements of a conspiracy charge. “It should …

Cliven Bundy arrested

Portland, Ore. (KGW) — F.B.I. agents have detained Cliven Bundy, the father of Oregon protest leader Ammon Bundy. Bundy flew into Portland International Airport Wednesday night, where he was detained by the F.B.I. and booked into jail at 10:54 p.m. He was …

Citizens of Burns torn over occupiers

Burns, Ore. (KTVZ) — Hundreds of people gathered outside the courthouse in Burns, both to protest and support the armed occupation of a national wildlife preserve. People upset over the police killing of occupier and Arizona rancher Robert “LaVoy” Finicum held signs …

Oregon protest continues

Ore. — (NBC News) Anti-government protesters continue to control buildings at a federal wildlife refuge near Burns, Oregon. Leaders of the occupation, now in its fourth day, say the group has no plans to leave until they’ve implemented a plan. “The community will …