(Washington Post) A Nevada state lawmaker invoked biblical figures after law enforcement action aimed at the occupiers of a federal wildlife refuge ended with several people arrested and one killed in eastern Oregon.
Here's what Assemblywoman Shelly Shelton wrote in a Facebook message after LaVoy Finicum's death:
In any given generation there are men who are willing to stand for what they believe. Most of the time they are demonized and the uninformed are made to believe they are criminals.
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From Moses who killed an Egyptian for abusing his people, to Jesus who died on a cross as a condemned criminal, many of those who operate outside the box and promote love and justice over the current form of government are treated as outcasts and many times murdered.