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Cliven Bundy

Bundy, ranchers protest conviction

Mar 2002

Bundy joins some fifty ranchers in a courtroom protest of rancher Cliff Gardner’s conviction of illegally grazing his cattle on federal land. The protesters say that states’ rights render federal law irrelevant, and say that Gardner’s conviction is meaningless. Some of them wear white wigs to emulate Revolutionary War patriots. Bundy says,

This court has tried to intimidate the citizens of Nevada by attempting to make an example of Cliff Gardner.