Environmental Laws Encourage Border Pollution

During testimony at the US House Natural Resources Committee last week, Arizona rancher Dan Bell testified as one of four witnesses that removing environmental rules that restrict border agent access would do much to clean up litter there. According to Cronkite News, Bell stated that because of US Border Patrol agents being restricted in the…

Environmentalists urge feds to seize Bundy cattle

With the ink barely dry on the dismissal citing prosecutorial error and misconduct handed down by a federal judge about a case brought against Cliven Bundy for refusing to pay federal grazing fees, environmentalists are urging Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to order the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to confiscate Bundy’s cattle. The Washington Times…

Cattle ranchers to feds: No you can’t

ReasonTV has done a video on a recent dispute on the part of Nevada cattle ranchers such as Eddyanne and Dan Filippini. The two are profiled in the below video fighting with the government to get their grazing rights back on land controlled by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The agency controls a total…

CBD sues to harass ranchers over grazing

The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) has announced that it intends to sue the Bureau of Land Management for how it issues its livestock grazing permits in Arizona. CBD alleges that grazing on federal lands has lead to the endangerment of the Mexican gartersnake and the narrow-headed gartersnake. This running counter to what scientists have…

Snakes, and shrimps and lawsuits, oh my!

Is it really too much to ask to have infrastructure in place to make people’s lives just a little easier? I don’t approve of the means with one proposal but come on! Let us have some more civilization, unless it is the environmentalist’s mission in life to make life as difficult as possible and not…

The attack on ranchers is an attack on meat consumption

Aside from animal rights groups attacks against facilities that use animals for medical testing and their vicious campaigns against producers of meat products, another way environmentalists attack meat consumption is their war against ranchers. In New Mexico, a debate has sprouted up about wether ranchers enjoy special privileges by using federal lands for grazing cattle…