Here’s the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article. I urge you to go there and take their little online poll which asks
Do you agree with Gogebic Taconite’s decision to hire guards with assault rifles?
(Out of state guards who sneak up behind you when you visit the site and surveil campers and wear masks and military garb.)
More on the persons whose vandalism – in the minds of the mine advocates – justifies the woodland mercenaries.
A Stevens Point woman is facing a felony charge for her alleged role at a protest that turned violent last week at the site of a controversial iron mine in northern Wisconsin.
Katie M. Kloth, 26, was charged with robbery with use of force and three misdemeanors Friday in Iron County Circuit Court after police say she wrestled a camera away from a woman videotaping her at the protest at the Gogebic Taconite test drilling site near Mellen on June 11….
I can not speak for all, but my sense is that most of the individuals involved with protesting the mine activities are not thrilled to be lumped in with the group that destroyed property at the site in June.