Ammon Bundy leads a group of armed anti-government protesters who have taken over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters near Burns, Oregon. The loose-knit band of farmers, ranchers and survivalists – whose action was sparked by the jailing of two ranchers for arson – said they would not rule out violence if authorities stormed the site.
Ammon Bundy leads a group of armed anti-government protesters who have taken over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters near Burns, Oregon. The loose-knit band of farmers, ranchers and survivalists – whose action was sparked by the jailing of two ranchers for arson – said they would not rule out violence if authorities stormed the site. ROB KERR AFP/Getty Images
Ammon Bundy leads a group of armed anti-government protesters who have taken over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters near Burns, Oregon. The loose-knit band of farmers, ranchers and survivalists – whose action was sparked by the jailing of two ranchers for arson – said they would not rule out violence if authorities stormed the site. ROB KERR AFP/Getty Images

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