Press release issued by Senator Mike Lee (R.Ut) on June 21 A little over a week ago, a nurse who was riding as a passenger in an off-road vehicle was shot by an armed BLM ranger in California. While investigations into the incident are ongoing, there are reports that the riders wereContinue Reading

From Senator Mike Lee’s Website  See Also Senator Lee Goes After Forest Service & BLM Law Enforcement Authority As the primary election season in Utah heats up, a common fixture on the sides of Utah’s roads are the various signs from political campaigns. In each county you are likely toContinue Reading

First published on SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, wants to rein in the law enforcement authority of the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service and is crafting legislation he says will either restrict or abolish their authority. Lee said Monday he aims to hemContinue Reading

  According to the Free Thought Project, Heavily-militarized police decked in riot gear and armed to the teeth, arrived by MRAP and other military-grade vehicles to a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site — not to crack down on a violent and destructive riot — but to break up … aContinue Reading

  According to this Article in St. George News, If Congressman Chris Stewart has his way the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management could someday lose their law enforcement functions. Stewart was one of the co-sponsors of the bill proposing the Local Enforcement for Local Lands Act of 2016 that,Continue Reading

After a lengthy nine month investigation, as reported in the Idaho Stateman, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced that state and federal prosecutors have declined to prosecute Adams County deputies, Brian Wolf and Cody Rolland, who shot and killed Council Idaho, Rancher Jack Yantis, firing a total of 20Continue Reading

  In an Idaho Statesman article, the family of Adams County rancher, Jack Yantis, involved in an encounter with two sheriff’s deputies says the deputies killed him in a “completely unjustified” shooting. Survivors of Jack Yantis, the 62-year-old who died a week ago in the darkness on U.S. 95 northContinue Reading

It just goes to show — a badge literally is a license to kill, and it can happen to anyone.  With the police state that has developed in this country, anyone is at risk of being killed by law enforcement officers.  And in most cases, they get away with it,Continue Reading

In a recent article in the Washington Post, Seth Morris explains why grand juries don’t indict cops, and what would need to be done to change that. According to Mr. Morris, It is, we are told, very hard to get grand jurors to indict police officers — which supposedly explains whyContinue Reading

“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”                                                          — George Bernard Shaw According to this thought-provoking piece from Personal Liberty Digest, Personal Liberty Requires Personal Responsibility. It is a misconception that liberty is handed down to us by government.  Liberty has to be earned through individuals’ actingContinue Reading