Transcript for Nevada Rancher Threatens Range War Against Feds
The American dream of -- without west. Now shattered this man says by the -- rounding up his cattle. I believe this is insolvent state of Nevada and I'm a citizen and we operate within this state. We -- and cavalier -- this natural resource office public land. And I abide by all of Nevada state laws that I don't recognize United States government. -- even existing. Because of that belief -- and bunny has not pay grazing fees the government says he owes them around -- -- million dollars. The BLM -- National Park Service are now going forward with -- court orders to get the cattle off what they say is public land. Their -- counts are trespassing on. Photos of that are provided here by his family. The -- maintains this is unfair to thousands of other ranchers who -- in compliance with federal laws and regulations. Sunday one of -- and sons was -- in custody slapped with charges related to refusing to disperse and resisting arrest. He was video lean on -- iPod. I've had. And was talking on the phone. Was doing nothing else but standing there. And -- jumped him. But officials tell a different story that he failed -- to complying with the multiple requests by BLM law enforcement. To leave the temporary closure area on public lands. I even -- his family tell action news this is not about the grazing fees. At the end of the day it's about constitutional. Rights that this family hats. Grazing fees are actually quite insignificant. The question and the problem is is is about our freedom and our sovereignty America better wake up if we're gonna live in this country with -- any kind of freedom. And liberty ranching is your family's livelihood. What you do to get leaks counts back. We have always said that -- we will do whatever it takes we've never defined that and I think that's one of the reasons they're here with such force is there -- scared of us.
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