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U.S. Forest Service Trying to Kill the Town Too Tough to Die

Richard31 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 6:47 PM
FYI - many of my ancestors fought in the Civil War. All of them wore Union Blue, not Confederacy Gray. Not a single slaveholder or profiteer from slavery in my American ancestry, either. (By the way, another little revision to history removed the fact that those who profited from the _importation_ of slaves were largely Boston and New York merchant ship owners.)

The showdown between the federal government and the historic town of Tombstone is headed to court.  Using the 10th Amendment as a defense for the residents of Tombstone, the Goldwater Institute will be pushing back against the United States Forest Service (USFS), which is preventing the repair of crucial water lines to the town. More from Goldwater:

The City of Tombstone is squaring off against the U.S. Forest Service over water rights in a fight to rescue “The Town Too Tough to Die.” Citing the Wilderness Act, the Forest Service is refusing to allow the city to...