Federal Court Finds Conspiracy, Orders USFS and BLM to Reinstate Hage Grazing Permits

Lib­er­ty Scene (Lib­er­ty and Prop­er­ty Rights Coali­tion) reports a land­mark deci­sion for ranch­ers in the Hage law­suit in the fol­low­ing press release. PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 5.29.2013   Fed­er­al Court Finds Con­spir­a­cy, Orders FS and BLM to Rein­state Hage Graz­ing Per­mits (RENO, NV)  Fri­day, Chief Judge Robert C. Jones of the Fed­er­al Dis­trict Court […]

Appeals Court Tosses Out Hage Judgment

A fed­er­al appeals court has thrown out a $4.4 mil­lion legal judg­ment that deceased ranch­er and Sage­brush Rebel­lion icon Wayne Hage had pre­vi­ous­ly won from the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fed­er­al Cir­cuit has reversed an ear­li­er court deci­sion that ordered the U.S. For­est Ser­vice to com­pen­sate Hage for infring­ing on […]

Showdown at the Red Tape Corral

Fed­er­al land con­trols come under bright light in Tomb­stone, Ari­zona. Free­dom Advo­cates asks: When will locales and state gov­ern­ments start remind­ing the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment that they have no author­i­ty under Arti­cle 1 Sec­tion 10 of the Con­sti­tu­tion to direct land man­age­ment prac­tices?  Read arti­cle below. ——————

Oregon Man Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail for Collecting Rainwater on His Property

(CNSNews.com) – A rur­al Ore­gon man was sen­tenced Wednes­day to 30 days in jail and over $1,500 in fines because he had three reser­voirs on his prop­er­ty to col­lect and use rain­wa­ter. Gary Har­ring­ton of Eagle Point, Ore., says he plans to appeal his con­vic­tion in Jack­son Coun­ty (Ore.) Cir­cuit Court on nine mis­de­meanor charges […]

Feds Take Historic Water Supply of Tombstone, Arizona

Before the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment declared own­er­ship of much of Ari­zona, water appro­pri­a­tions were estab­lished to Tomb­stone, Ari­zona.  Mag­i­cal­ly the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment now lays claim, fol­low­ing a nat­ur­al dis­as­ter, to pre­vent water line repair across “fed­er­al lands.” Free­dom Advo­cates asks:  Does the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment have the pow­er to own vast expans­es of wilder­ness any­way?  Does any­one […]

Dam Removal will Ruin Lives and have Catastrophic Consequences

Dam Removal Would Be Cat­a­stroph­ic Defend Rur­al Amer­i­ca March 23, 2012 Stephen Koshy Mr. Stephen Koshy is a hum­ble man, aged 77, who just hap­pens to love our coun­try and share our con­cerns over what is hap­pen­ing to it. He became aware of the plan to destroy four Kla­math Riv­er dams, due in part to […]