Mormon Militia Extremists Found Not Guilty After Armed Takeover of Wildlife Refuge; Unarmed American Indians are Brutalized and Arrested for Protecting Water and Sacred Lands

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Indigenous activists pointed out that the militia in Oregon didn’t only threaten public officials and the wildlife refuge during their armed occupation, but the armed group also destroyed sacred sites and artifacts of the local Burns Paiute Tribe—just as Dakota Access Pipeline construction has done to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sacred sites in North Dakota” Nika Knight, CommonDreams.org, 28 Oct. 2016
Vennum, Thomas. Paiute Indian Beadwork. August, 1978. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress
Vennum, Thomas. Paiute Indian Beadwork. August, 1978. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress

While the Mormon (LDS-Latter Day Saints) church pretends they had nothing to do with these Mormon outlaws, it is Mormon-led just the same. Traditionally the Mormons think that the US-US west is their holy land: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zion_(Latter_Day_Saints) Mormon militia fought the US government and killed non-Mormon settlers passing through in the Utah War. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_War

And, the Bundy family and their ilk want the Federal government to hand the land over so that they can…

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