Trial for Cliven and Ammon Bundy, Ryan Payne and others to begin Nov. 7 | TheFencePost.com

Trial for Cliven and Ammon Bundy, Ryan Payne and others to begin Nov. 7

Stewards of the Land: Ranchers, Livestock and Federal LandsEditor's Note: We have compiled a list of all the articles we have published, as well as a timeline of the events, surrounding the Bundy Standoff and other incidents relating to government’s role in public land management such as the Hammond Fire Trial and the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Click here to read more. 

Jurors selection is complete and the trial for Cliven Bundy, his son Ammon Bundy, Ryan Payne and others is set to begin Nov. 7. The men are charged with conspiracy, assaulting a federal officer, extortion and more for the leading a group of protesters or “militia” to stop the federal government from taking Bundy’s cattle. Bundy hasn’t paid his grazing fees to the BLM for years and allegedly owes over $1 million to the BLM which includes trespassing and late fees.

The men have been awaiting trial in prison for over 18 months with no bond.