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Texas Farmers Win Red River Federal Land Grab Suit

Texas farmers and public school children scored a major victory in the battle to stop the federal government from seizing land along the Red River boundary between Texas and Oklahoma.

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and State Rep. Jonathan Stickland meeting along the Red River with BLM spokesman Paul McGuire in April, 2014. (File Photo: Breitbart Texas/Bob Price)

Texas Wins Victory for Farmers Against BLM

Texas leaders and farm owners secured a victory in the battle against the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) attempted land grab along the banks of the Red River. The federal agency announced it is suspending the surveys ordered during the Obama Administration to justify the attempted takeover of 90,000 acres of land.

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White House Threatens Veto of Bill Protecting Red River Landowners

The White House announced it will recommend the president veto the bill designed to protect the private property rights of Texas landowners in what has become known as the “Red River Land Grab.” A bill to protect these property owners is headed to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote on Wednesday afternoon.

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Abbott to BLM: ‘End This Unconscionable Land Grab’ in Texas

In a letter to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornz, Texas Governor Greg Abbott wrote, “The BLM should demonstrate that the federal government still respects private property rights and end this unconscionable land grab.” The letter was sent regarding the ongoing battle between Texas landowners and the federal government.

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BLM on Texas Land: Not a Land Grab, It’s Already Ours

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Oklahoma Field Office responded to Breitbart Texas about the so-called Red River “land grab” by emphasizing that parcels in question are already held in the public domain and BLM-managed.  The Bureau claims it

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Texas to BLM: ‘Prove Your Claim’ (Video)

AUSTIN, TEXAS–The State of Texas has a response to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) claim to ownership of the disputed 90,000 acres of land along the Texas/Oklahoma border – “Prove it.” Texas General Land Office (GLO) Commissioner Jerry Patterson

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BLM Eyes 90,000 Acres of Texas Land

After the recent Bundy Ranch episode by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Texans are becoming more concerned about the BLM’s focus on 90,000 acres along a 116 mile stretch of the Texas/Oklahoma boundary. The BLM is reviewing the possible federal takeover and ownership of privately-held lands which have been deeded property for generations of Texas landowners.