Press Democrat 8/18/2012
Excerpt: ” Four sheriffs from rural Northern California and one from Oregon counties gathered Saturday in Ukiah where they railed against state and federal agencies, accusing them of overstepping their authority to the detriment of individual property rights and the economy.
“People are being regulated and permitted to death,” Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey said during the Support Rural America forum hosted by Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman at the Redwood Empire Fairgrounds.
The sheriffs blamed timber, water and fishing regulations for the economic woes suffered by some small rural counties. ……”
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