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Legal Planet: “Politicians and Commentators Who Criticize Recent National Monuments Are Making Up Their Own Version of History”

By Sean Hecht (“Go Blue”), here. An excerpt: But the idea that large monument designations are new or inappropriate is, much like other current right-wing narratives about the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies, a false story based on false history.  Bears … Continue reading

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Micro-Response on the Presidential Authority to Terminate or Diminish National Monuments

From one of the authors of the original paper: It is true that there have been a number of proclamations diminishing monuments in the past but none of these have been challenged in court so no court has ever passed … Continue reading

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House Resources PR Staff Response to “New Scholarship Arguing ‘Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments’”

Here (original post here): I was just reading your blog “New Scholarship Arguing, ‘Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments.’” Just wanted to send some additional info. Let me know if you have any questions! Amending Proclamations: … Continue reading

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Zinke’s “Be Nice” Moment is a Highly Gendered Response

Here is “Linguist Robin Lakoff on Women, Men and American Talk — Are women bound by a culture of niceness?”, from Moyers, focusing on Secretary Zinke’s aggressive effort to shut down questions from Cassandra Begay. Video here: Longer video here:

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NYTs: “Battle Over Bears Ears Heats Up as Trump Rethinks Its Monument Status”

Here.

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The Guardian: “New Mexico’s tribal groups gear up to fight for their home”

Here.

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Bears Ears Comment Period Is Open and Closes May 26

As we wrote last week, the comment period for Bears Ears is fifteen days long after the notice was issued. Here is the notice. We’ve written on submitting effective comments before here. Comment period ends on 5/26. h/t S.K.

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NYTs: “Will Bears Ears Be the Next Standing Rock?”

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