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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)
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)

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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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