Utah House passes first of its kind ‘livestock harassment’ bill

…some youths were using vehicles to frighten and chase down baby cows. According to Chew, “The kids were laughing while chasing the calves and running them over, and they put videos of it on the Internet.” Chew said that the owner of the livestock contacted the local Sheriff about the incident, and although he made some arrests in the case, there was no guidance in […]

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Threats to gun rights loom large in November election

Concerned about your gun rights? You should be. Join other concerned citizens at a special event October 5 at the Andrew Breitbart Freedom Center at The Heartland Institute with John R. Lott, Jr. His latest book, The War on Guns is the essential book for defending your Second Amendment Rights – before they are taken away forever. Video produced by Heartland […]

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BLM fails to provide solutions to wild horse disaster it created

“An increased wild horse and burro population wouldn’t be a bad thing, except that the out of control population growth is destroying the health of our rangeland, which harms these beautiful animals.” In recent years, we’ve seen the wild horse and burro population skyrocket – It’s estimated that there are now 49,000 roaming in the western states. In addition, there […]

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VIDEO: Western states’ inequality by the numbers

“If you are not from one of the Western states, you need to understand what that means. That’s all land that’s off the local tax rolls.  It’s land that carries increasingly severe restrictions on public use and access, which means it’s generating very little economic activity to these regions.  And often, federal ownership means that federal land use policies are […]

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Utah ranchers’ grazing rights threatened by national monument

Why San Juan County ranchers oppose another national monument in Bears Ears posted by Sutherland Institute Many ranchers living in the region of the Colorado Plateau depend on open range grazing to maintain their herds and family-run operations. Federal land grabs decrease the grazing ranges of these ranching families, and the proposed 1.9 million acre Bears Ears National Monument could deal […]

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