Why would militants take over a wildlife refuge?

Mother Nature: Earlier this week, armed militants took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. The move is a protest against "overreach" by the United States, according to the group's leaders, who say they hope the refuge "will be shut down forever." Why would anyone want to shut down a wildlife refuge? Do they hate animals? No, or at least that's not their stated purpose. The roots of this standoff are long and tangled, dating back to the early days of Mormonism and the 1862 Homestead Act. Much......

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