Tag Archives: national monuments

“Tribal Leaders Outraged over Zinke’s Effort to Eliminate Protections for Bears Ears National Monument”

Here: PR_BEITC_recommendations_8-24-17

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Updated Bears Ears Coverage

WaPo: “Interior secretary recommends Trump alter at least three national monuments, including Bears Ears” NYTs: “Interior Secretary Proposes Shrinking Four National Monuments“

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WaPo: “Meet the nation’s most endangered monuments”

Here.

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“Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments” (Published Version)

Mark Squillace, Eric Biber, Nicholas S. Bryner, & Sean B. Hecht have published “Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments” in the Virginia Law Review Online. PDF An excerpt: The narrow authority granted to the President to … Continue reading

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“California attorney general to Trump: You can’t touch our national monuments”

From the L.A. Times. HT.

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“‘Spiteful and petty’: Maine governor bans signs to Obama-designated monument”

From the Guardian, here.  Katahdin is the Penobscots’ sacred mountain. When you look north as the river splits into its east and west branches, you look directly at Katahdin.

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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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