The U.S. Forest Service encroached on Mr. Hage’s property and demanded that he relinquish his land.
Although Mr. Hage won every court case, at a cost of over $150,000 the U.S. Forest Service continued to harass him with the clear strategy of wearing him down and driving him into bankruptcy.
The final straw came when the Forest Service confiscated at gunpoint over 100 head of his cattle. Armed with semi-automatic weapons and bulletproof vests, 30 Forest Service riders confiscated his cattle in July of 1991.
Hage Waits for Courts Decision
On Friday, December 10th, via telephone conference, plaintiffs in Hage v. United States asked the court to issue its final opinion as to whether the government took Hage’s cattle operation when enforcing its environmental grazing policy and therefore owed just compensation.
mr. Hage says, “Your rights are only as good as your willingness to defend them.”
Read the Hage’s incredible story here and here.
17 Years For Justice -The Final Chapter in the Saga of Wayne Hage
June 14, 2008 by Doug Parris
NOTE: To all you government types, politicians, judges, bureaucrats, environmental groups and the media that aids and abets you, most of you are complicit in this insanity and injustice, by pushing the radical environmental/fascist agenda down our collective rural throats, in violation of the U. S. Constitution, while your city folk get off virtually scot-free.So much for equal protection under the law. So much for American freedom, liberty and property rights.