According to a recent Op/Ed piece in the esteemed Capital Press, the Hammond Family case involving the father and son ranchers in Central Oregon reveals unfairness and injustice on several levels. By any measure, the five-year sentence given to Eastern Oregon rancher Dwight Hammond and his son Steven was excessiveContinue Reading

 Is the Former U.S. Attorney for Oregon at The Heart of The Hammond Family Problem? — from The Last Refuge   We tried to share the whole Hammond Story, but apparently there’s even more. At this point, the media are focused on the “Bundy Militia” angle to the standoff in BurnsContinue Reading

Full Story on What’s Going on In Oregon – Militia Take Over Malheur National Wildlife Refuge In Protest to Hammond Family Persecution…from The Last Refuge   The short summary is:  in an effort to draw attention to a ridiculous arrest of a father and son pair of Oregon Ranchers (“DwightContinue Reading

Obama’s DOJ Demands More Prison Time for Ranchers; Protesters Seize Wildlife Refuge Headquarters — by Rachel Alexander Make a mistake on federal land, even when you have permission, and you may find yourself going to prison for terrorism. That’s the experience of Dwight and Steven Hammond, a father and sonContinue Reading

According to the Western Livestock Journal, Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond are going back to prison for two range fires they started years ago on their private land that spread onto federal land. Between the two of them, this father and son have already served one year, three monthsContinue Reading