Cliven Bundy’s son, Ammon – pictured here, in 2014 – appears to be leading the takeover of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. (photo: George Frey/Getty Images)
WTF Is Happening in the Oregon Militia Standoff, Explained
By Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone
03 January 16
Dozens of white, armed American militants have gathered in the state to take a stand against government “tyranny”
n Saturday night, dozens of white, armed American militants stormed a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon seeking to take a “hard stand” against federal government “tyranny.” It’s a wild story. Here’s what you need to know.
Q: Where is this?
A: The building seized by the militants is at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge — a remote, marshy oasis in Oregon’s high desert famed for its spectacular migratory bird populations. The standoff is in the remote southeast of the state — far closer to the Nevada line (124 miles)…
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