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In case you don’t remember there has been more than one trial involving the Bundy family that grabbed the Nation’s attention. The trial going on right now in Las Vegas involves the standoff with the BLM that occurred at Bunkerville, Nevada in April of 2014. A previous trial involved the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon in December of 2015. That trial was about the occupation of the Wildlife Refuge which lasted for 41 days and resulted in one death and at least fourteen persons charged with conspiracy. Most of the defendants in that trial including Ammon and Ryan Bundy were acquitted of all charges.. There is however another trial going on which the media never talks about. That trial is going on in the minds of Americans all around the country…Read More »
Opening arguments begin next week in the trials of Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five of the remaining co-defendants who are accused of conspiracy to impede Federal officers in the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. The so called “occupation” lasted for 41 days. In a surprise move by prosecutors just before the trial began all of the charges against another defendant, Pete Santilli were dropped, but Mr. Santilli will remain in Federal custody until his other trial in Nevada begins later this year on similar charges relating to his involvement in the standoff with the BLM at the Bundy Ranch…Read More »