Oregon Militia Standoff: One Dead after Ammon Bundy and Others Arrested

Sam Levin of The Guardian reports, “An associate of the armed Oregon militia occupying a wildlife refuge was shot dead on Tuesday after a shootout with federal agents that resulted in the arrest of the group’s leader Ammon Bundy and a group of protesters.” The Mormon rancher had previously indicated that his group would not leave the refuge until the arson charges for burning federal lands were dropped. “My sons are good people and they were there to help,” said Clive Bundy, Ammon’s father. “It’s a rotten shame that people there are not trying to harm anybody and now they are shooting them dead.”

Read at The Guardian

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