The news came as the occupation entered its 30th day.
By Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com FBI agents met with a leader of the takeover of a wildlife refuge in Oregon on Friday in hopes to ending the armed occupation, but the meeting only lasted a few minutes and appeared to be unproductive, The Seattle Times reports. The meeting was with Ammon Bundy, a leader of the…
The armed militia has occupied the refuge since Jan 2. to protest a prison sentence for a pair of local ranchers convicted of setting fire to public land.
Gov. Kate Brown said the time has come for the feds to “move quickly to end the occupation and hold all of the wrongdoers accountable.”
At least one of the armed protesters occupying a federal refuge in Oregon said he is prepared to die before being arrested.
The FBI has taken over the investigation into the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon and has pledged to work with state and local authorities for “a peaceful solution to the situation.