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Portland Malheur Wildlife Refuge Rally and Protest

On January 19, 2016, Oregon citizens state wide gather to protest the ongoing armed occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. Here in Portland the event was held at Holladay Park.

 https://youtu.be/\_IGMEsjGY-k
On January 19, 2016, Oregon citizens state wide gather to protest the ongoing armed occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. About 300 people attended the event in Portland at Holladay Park.

Speakers include an intern from Congressman Blumenauer's office; a spokesman of the Paiute Tribe; a great granddaughter of Harney County settlers: the Executive Director of NW Steelheaders; and the Campaign Manager for Portland Audubon Society.

Twenty one minutes in length... ...


 https://youtu.be/\_IGMEsjGY-k

Hope This Does Not Turn Out Like Waco 25.Jan.2016 08:16

blues

This all started with a complicated legal case that included charges of arson and terrorism, when the real issues were negligence and severe irresponsibility on the part of some ranchers. The case was prosecuted in an extremely clumsy way, and overly harsh prison sentences were handed down.

Then some of the more stupid liberty movers flocked there with guns to "make a stand". These gun-slinging occupiers are not necessarily even "right wingers" in any deep sense. But these ones are stupid, and very likely to get massacred, and this would be a terrible disaster.

Most of the locals want them to get out and go home, as can be seen in the YouTube of their protest. The link in the article is bad, so here's the correct one:

Portland Malheur Wildlife Refuge Occupation Protest
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IGMEsjGY-k

Looks like they've been taken down this evening 26.Jan.2016 19:35

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Unconfirmed reports from the Harney County / Burns, Oregon vicinity:

shot by police/federal agents:
Ryan Payne
Ryan Bundy
LaVoy Finicum (?? unconfirmed)

taken into custody by police/feds:
Ammon Bundy


apparently, earlier today Bundy and a few others were driving to get out of the area and powwow with a county sheriff from another jurisdiction who was 'friendly' to their cause.

on the way they were stopped by FBI and/or OSP, when a gunfight somehow ensued.

another 'Oathkeeper' supporter of the Malheur cause was taken into custody in Burns by OSP, for felony violations.

8 arrested, tarpman lavoy dead by his own stupidity 29.Jan.2016 20:24

oregon live