Town bans acts of charity because it undercuts need for government agencies

May 13, 2014 Site Staff 0

DAYTONA BEACH, FL — A charitable couple that devotes weekly time to feeding the homeless and hungry have been slapped with matching $375 fines as recognition for their acts of kindness. The town and county are deploying police to forcefully stop and punish people who privately feed the homeless because it reduces the need for government-run social services.

Virginia oyster farmers being zoned out of existance

May 13, 2014 Liz Reitzig 0

YORKTOWN, VA — A county zoning board’s politically-motivated rezoning efforts are endangering local aqua-farmers in their ability to use their own property to raise crops and produce food. Just minutes from the spot where American revolutionaries accepted the surrender of the British in 1781, one American oyster farmer is now forced to fight to keep the imperiled “right to farm.”

Feds besiege rancher over land dispute, confiscate his cattle herd

April 11, 2014 Site Staff 0

BUNKERVILLE, NV — A veteran cattle rancher is being besieged by the federal government in a dispute over land rights. The rancher’s family has been using the sprawling desert plains of Nevada for cattle grazing for generations, but the federal government claims that in doing so, he is trespassing — on public land. In an effort to stop him at all costs, they have deployed helicopters, heavy machinery, dozens of federal agents armed with tasers and sniper rifles, and loads of bad attitude.

Homeless man shot to death by police while ‘illegally camping’ in the foothills of NM

March 24, 2014 Site Staff 1

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Outrage has ignited over a helmet-cam video of officers fatally confronting a homeless man at his primitive campsite in the foothills. Video shows the man standing by his meager possessions, surrounded by rifle-toting officers who were citing him for illegally camping without government permission. Officers ultimately tossed a concussion grenade in his face, sicced an attack dog on him, and shot him to death with a flurry of gunfire.

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