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Nevada rancher scares off feds after militia groups show up in support
Posted April 13th, 2014

Citing safety concerns, federal agents are withdrawing from the Nevada cattle ranch where they had engaged in a week-long showdown with Cliven Bundy, a 67-year-old rancher who claimed the federal government had no right to tax and regulate property his family has owned since 1880.

The Bureau of Land Management had dispatcher agents, helicopters and four-wheelers to remove several hundred of Bundy’s cattle that they claimed were encroaching on federal lands–and may have posed a threat to an endangered tortoise habitat. A BLM spokesperson also claimed that Bundy owed over $1 million dollars in fines that he accrued since the early 1990s.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/04/12/victory-for-cliven-bundy-nevada-rancher-who-challenged-feds/#ixzz2ynzUBqT3