Oregon Standoff Verdict Divides Community

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Defendant Neil Wampler is greeted by supporters as he leaves federal court in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. (Don Ryan/AP Photo)

The shocking acquittal of those who led an armed takeover of a wildlife refuge in Oregon has left the community divided.

Jurors yesterday found brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five others not guilty of charges related to a six-week standoff that began in January. The Bundys still face charges in Nevada in a separate case.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young hears the latest from Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Amelia Templeton.


Amelia Templeton, multimedia reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting. She tweets @ameliaOPB.

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