Friday, October 28, 2016

Malheur Occupiers Acquitted

In a Federal District Court yesterday, a jury found all seven defendants who had been charged in the occupation of facilities in the Malheur wildlife sanctuary not guilty of conspiracy and weapons charges.  Among the defendants were Ammon and Ryan Bundy, who with their father Cliven Bundy, still face charges over a standoff at their ranch in Nevada.  Another occupier, LaVoy Finnicum, is unavailable for comment.

Read more at The New York Times, The Guardian, Fox13, the Los Angeles Times and The Seattle Times.

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