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Signatures needed for petition against land grab

Congress passed a defense bill which included (at the last second, courtesy of Senator John McCain) a bit giving away public lands in Arizona to a foreign mining company. These lands include one of Arizona's largest climbing destinations, Full of (for a lack of better terms) epic wilderness and ecological diversity, and is of extreme importance to the native people of this land. And they're trying to give it away to a mining company based out of Australia/UK due to a large copper deposit being present in the area.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/pet...-grab/rnMfH0WL

As of now there are roughly 25,000 more signatures needed, so signing it is very helpful, SHARING it is crucial. The deadline is Jan 3rd.

Where/when do we set a limit to the unnecessary destruction of our earth? Please help...

-Mike

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How ironic that a defense bill provision is giving a piece of our country to a foreign consortium.
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How ironic that a defense bill provision is giving a piece of our country to a foreign consortium.
Well said.
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