Feds Tell Texas Ranchers Gov Owns Their Lands
- This article was written by Tara West and published at the Inquisitr on October 15 2015.
Feds Tell Texas Ranchers The Government Owns Their Land Despite Owners Having Deeds, Paying Taxes On Their Land
by Tara West * October 15 2015
A group of Texas ranchers are furious after representatives from the federal Bureau of Land Management made claims that their land doesn’t actually belong to the ranchers, but rather it belonged to the federal government. The federal officials claim that despite each rancher having a deed for their property and having paid property taxes on the land each year, the land should never have been sold, as it is actually federal land. However, at least one rancher, Ken Aderholt, isn’t giving up his property without a fight. Aderholt notes that his family has lived and raised cattle on the land for the past 70 years, even building a home on the property that the government now claims it owns….
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