Oath Keepers: New BLM standoff brewing at gold mine in Oregon?

Oath Keepers: New BLM standoff brewing at gold mine in Oregon?

In Oregon, Oath Keepers have stepped up once again in between the Bureau of Land Management and American citizens. Though the issue has not yet led to anything close to what took place last year at the Bundy Ranch, the owners of the mine do fear they will not be allowed due process and so the Oath Keepers have stepped up…

Locked and Loaded reports:

For the past several years, the miners from the Galice Mining District, about 30 minutes west of Grants Pass, Oregon, have been arguing over who has the rights to the minerals in the ground  around Galice Creek.  The Galice mining district is compiled of a number of claims, owners and miners and has been in continuous operation since the early 1870’s, which makes it one of the longest running operations in the US.  This specific operation predates the BLM bureaucracy by many decades in fact.

BLM has made several attempts to disband the operation of the sugar pine mine through multiple unsubstantiated stop orders and now a cease and desist order.  The owners of this mine have spend tens of thousands of dollars to date requesting documents, researching the claims of the BLM, and preliminary attorney fees.  The sugar pine has made requests to produce the official rulings that show they are in violation which have gone unanswered.  They simple reason given by the BLM is that “they say so”. …

Late last week, BLM officials accompanied by Josephine County Sheriff deputies issues a cease and desist order to the district without any official ruling by the courts. …

As a result of the BLM’s actions, members of Oath Keepers have stepped between the unconstitutional agency and the land owners.

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