Federal parks belong to taxpayers

October 11, 2013 

Is it possible to trespass on one’s own property? The federal parks belong to the American public. We bought them and pay for their maintenance. Using the closure and threat of prosecution for trespassing of public lands to force people to agree with a particular political position is deplorable.

TERESA ROGERS

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