(Salt Lake Tribune) Mormon cattle rancher Cliven Bundy takes an idiosyncratic stance on his church's 12th Article of Faith, which calls for "being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law."
Bundy, who owes the federal government more than $1 million in grazing fees, supports the U.S. government only when it doesn't interfere with what he views as his rights.
"We are to be 'subject to kings, presidents, rulers and magistrates' as they honor the Constitution," he told KUER "RadioWest" host Doug Fabrizio on Wednesday. "But if they don't honor the Constitution, we don't have no obligation to 'em. Only as they honor the principles of protecting liberty and freedom of individual rights do we honor them and their government. It don't say we honor them and their laws."
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