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Oregon Police Shooting Of Refuge Occupier Justified: Prosecutor

Sheriff: LaVoy Finicum was shot by state troopers who were behind him as he appeared to reach for a handgun.

March 8, 2016

Last Four Occupiers Surrender At Oregon Wildlife Refuge, Ending 41-Day Standoff

The standoff, originally led by brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy, came to a head after the arrest on Wednesday in Portland of their father, Cliven Bundy.

February 11, 2016

Oregon Occupiers Remain Holed Up After FBI Releases Video Of Shooting

Authorities said Robert LaVoy Finicum, age 54, was armed when he was killed.

January 29, 2016

One Dead As FBI Arrests Oregon Occupation Leader And Others

The leader of an armed occupation at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon and others were arrested on Tuesday after shots were fired during a traffic stop, leaving one person dead and another wounded, the FBI said.

January 27, 2016

Tension Mounts On Oregon Militia As Standoff Enters Second Week

As the militia standoff in eastern Oregon entered its second week, Ammon Bundy and his followers have faced a loss of supporters and rising opposition from Burns, a nearby town to the wildlife refuge the militia continues to occupy.

January 11, 2016

Kid Gloves For Homegrown Extremists Are Part Of A Strategy

If the gun-toting men were black or Muslim, went the typical argument, they would have incurred the full, militarized wrath of law enforcement. So it might appear, but if you think law enforcement agencies are being deferential out of fear, you couldn’t be more wrong.

January 8, 2016

Oregon Native Tribe Uneasy With Armed Standoff Over Land Rights

Tribe member: “If you want to get technical about it… the land belongs to the Paiute here.”

January 7, 2016

Late Night Roundup: ‘The Nightly Show’ With Bernie Sanders’

Larry asked Bernie this key question: If he were to win the Democratic nomination, “would you promise to schlong Donald Trump?”

January 6, 2016

No, There Isn’t A Racial Double Standard At Work In Oregon

It’s tempting, but specious, to draw comparisons between the publicity-seeking antics in Oregon and senseless tragedies involving law enforcement. That hasn’t stopped ideologues on the left from being as vocal in their enthusiasm for a shootout as anti-government militia types.

January 6, 2016

A White Man Just Can’t Catch A Break

“You think if a bunch of damn Muslims had took this place over, the cops and the media would be diddling around like this? The blacks, the Muslims, the Mexicans, they get all the attention they want even when they’re not doin’ nothin’, but guys who look like you and me, we get bupkes. A white man just can’t catch a break.”

January 6, 2016

FBI Seeks Peaceful End To Occupation At Oregon Wildlife Refuge

Federal law enforcement officials on Monday sought to bring a peaceful end to the weekend occupation of a headquarters of a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon by self-styled militiamen, while authorities said all staff at the facility were safe.

January 4, 2016

Armed Protesters Occupy U.S. Wildlife Headquarters In Oregon

A group of self-styled militiamen occupied the headquarters of a U.S. wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon in a standoff with authorities, officials and local media reports said on Sunday, in the latest dispute over federal land use in the West.

January 3, 2016