Apr 152014

The Constitution Party position on the deeper issues of federal control over public lands

by Darrell Castle, National Constitution Party Executive Committee member

Cliven+Bundy+Nevada+Rancher+Federal+Government+OWY4w2GomialIt is April 2014. What in the world is happening in Clark County, Nevada? A better question might be who owns Nevada? The struggle in Nevada involves a 600,000 acre area called Gold Butte, near the Utah border. Mr. Cliven Bundy claims an inherent right to graze his cattle there since his family, he says, has lived there for more than 140 years and built much of the infrastructure in the local area. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says Mr. Bundy owes $1,100,000 in grazing fees, having been in trespass for more than 20 years. Mr. Bundy refuses to acknowledge federal authority in Nevada. Continue reading »