Protester Eric Parker from central Idaho aims his weapon from a bridge next to the Bureau of Land Management's base camp where seized cattle, that belonged to rancher Cliven Bundy, were being held April 12, 2014 near Bunkerville, Nevada.
Protester Eric Parker from central Idaho aims his weapon from a bridge next to the Bureau of Land Management's base camp where seized cattle, that belonged to rancher Cliven Bundy, were being held April 12, 2014 near Bunkerville, Nevada. Jim Urquhart Reuters
Protester Eric Parker from central Idaho aims his weapon from a bridge next to the Bureau of Land Management's base camp where seized cattle, that belonged to rancher Cliven Bundy, were being held April 12, 2014 near Bunkerville, Nevada. Jim Urquhart Reuters
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