This gallery contains finished cartoons and previously unpublished sketches for ideas on the shooting death of Tamir Rice.
Many locals in Burns want the Bundy family to leave
The sentencing has stirred controversy in a tight-knit rural community and reignited a long-running dispute between ranchers and the federal government over grazing land.The Hammonds’ case has drawn the attention of far-right, anti-government groups , including the sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.Previous standoffBacked by right-wing militia, the Bundy family challenged the federal government in a 2014 standoff after the federal Bureau of Land Management tried to remove cattle from public grazing land.Bundy owed more than $1 million in arrears to the government after not paying leasing fees for some 20 years. The Bureau ultimately handed back the cattle and federal agents withdrew.Taking up the Hammonds’ cause, Ammon Bundy and other militiamen arrived in Burns in December. Ammon told “The Oregonian” the militiamen demanded the Hammonds be released from prison.
An agreement signed by the Vatican last summer recognizing Palestine as a state has gone into effect. The move has drawn staunch criticism from Israel.
“Terrorists.” Not “militia.”
Thomas Blasche Fotodesign posted a photo:
Sonnenaufgang bei Altnau
Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org posted a photo:
Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt