ACLU claims Forest Service harassed Rainbow Family

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Photo: Rainbow Family members silently gather in July 2006 in a meadow in the Routt National Forest near Steamboat Springs, Colo., prior to forming their traditional prayer circle.
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Scott

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Cry me a frickin' river, Rainbows and ACLU. If you were to search Forest Service Law Enforcement on youtube, you would see a video of rainbows threatening a much smaller group of Forest Service LEO's. If anything, Rainbows damage the forests they visit. They break Forest Service rules which prohibit large groups of people (at least without a permit, which rainbows refuse to get because of their lack of central leadership). They leave trash and feces behind, and create environment damaging trails. I know; I actually decided to get the Forest Service's side of the story. According to the officers I talked to, some of the rainbows will threaten officers, which is confirmed by the videos on youtube. Rainbows need to be banned permenantly from our public lands to prevents them from loving the land to death.
arnulfo

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they are a terrorist group and should be treated as one.
66FLH

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Scott wrote:
Cry me a frickin' river, Rainbows and ACLU. If you were to search Forest Service Law Enforcement on youtube, you would see a video of rainbows threatening a much smaller group of Forest Service LEO's. If anything, Rainbows damage the forests they visit. They break Forest Service rules which prohibit large groups of people (at least without a permit, which rainbows refuse to get because of their lack of central leadership). They leave trash and feces behind, and create environment damaging trails. I know; I actually decided to get the Forest Service's side of the story. According to the officers I talked to, some of the rainbows will threaten officers, which is confirmed by the videos on youtube. Rainbows need to be banned permenantly from our public lands to prevents them from loving the land to death.
Well said.
SHaDey ONe IndiAnA

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May 26, 2009
 
No one is harmed during a gathering, and if there is trashed left over from the gathering then people are not taking it to heart what the gathering is all about. And terrorists???? Come on the only thing we hate my brothers and sisters us hate itself. We love all, respect all, and always have peace in our hearts and minds.....
In Santa Fe

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SHaDey ONe IndiAnA wrote:
No one is harmed during a gathering, and if there is trashed left over from the gathering then people are not taking it to heart what the gathering is all about. And terrorists???? Come on the only thing we hate my brothers and sisters us hate itself. We love all, respect all, and always have peace in our hearts and minds.....
..If only it were true.The smoke has clouded your brain...

“JustAThought”

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In Santa Fe wrote:
<quoted text>..If only it were true.The smoke has clouded your brain...
It's not the some...it the smell from trash and feces that they leave behind that causes their brains to go into a stupidity lock.

“JustAThought”

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northern NM

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May 27, 2009
 
Ooops, shoul dhave said...It's not the smoke..
In Santa Fe

Los Alamos, NM

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May 27, 2009
 
JusThinkin wrote:
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It's not the some...it the smell from trash and feces that they leave behind that causes their brains to go into a stupidity lock.
Yup,that doesnt help either...

Since: May 09

Billings, MT

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Jun 12, 2009
 
if Europeans would of followed my peoples ways this wouldn't be an issue so suffer for their ignorance,we don't inherit the earth we just borrow it from our children.
christina

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Jun 12, 2009
 
Someone should call the ACLJ. This group fights the ACLU all the time.
The sorcerer

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If trash or rainbow made trails are left behind it is because clean up crew messed up. I've been going for 9 years now and am headed to Cumberland in 3 weeks. Most leo's n 7ups agree that we are good for the land we gather the trash the locals leave. Think of it as a yearly cleaning of that part of the forest. Toilets are supposed to be 6x6x1 feet and if you cover your waste with ash as you should it doesn't stink. I'm willing to bet that group that was front gate a.k.a. A camp they do get rowdy which is why alcohol is highly discouraged from everywhere but there because of the problems it causes. Lots of us are good hard working tax payers our image as a bunch of stupid hippies annoys me. Who was 1st to respond to Katrina rainbows n the religious. Terrorists haha only because we shun your stupid vices of greed, hate, and for the most part money. Much love to all of you.
COMMANDER A TRULY

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Apr 27, 2011
 
The sorcerer wrote:
If trash or rainbow made trails are left behind it is because clean up crew messed up. I've been going for 9 years now and am headed to Cumberland in 3 weeks. Most leo's n 7ups agree that we are good for the land we gather the trash the locals leave. Think of it as a yearly cleaning of that part of the forest. Toilets are supposed to be 6x6x1 feet and if you cover your waste with ash as you should it doesn't stink. I'm willing to bet that group that was front gate a.k.a. A camp they do get rowdy which is why alcohol is highly discouraged from everywhere but there because of the problems it causes. Lots of us are good hard working tax payers our image as a bunch of stupid hippies annoys me. Who was 1st to respond to Katrina rainbows n the religious. Terrorists haha only because we shun your stupid vices of greed, hate, and for the most part money. Much love to all of you.
Hippies, and stupid ones at that. Rainbows are like heavens gate ,,, so why havent you drank your special kool aid yet ??? Lmao
The sorcerer

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Apr 27, 2011
 
I personally do not partake in the kool aid anymore. I do still have a few recipes my 1st degree (culinary arts), I have 2 so far and am about to start on my masters in herbology, has helped many a kitchen in the woods. Ignorance doesn't bother me much(that's curable) your closed mindedness however is deplorable. Have you ever attended a gathering? Rainbow has been my happy place for years. Have you ever gotten tired of the rat race and wondered if there was a nice place to go with the family on vacation without breaking the bank? Somewhere safe with good caring people to chill with and educational activities for your kids. Bring them home we will welcome you with open arms even if you have been misinformed about us. Peace n love to all my family even the ones I haven't meet yet.
Peralta de Peralta

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Apr 27, 2011
 
rebel_yell wrote:
if Europeans would of followed my peoples ways this wouldn't be an issue so suffer for their ignorance,we don't inherit the earth we just borrow it from our children.
If you are insinuating that 'my peoples' are American Indians, you have got to be joking! If fact, a friend of mine who is also the medicine man for a Pueblo just south of Santa Fe, told me that the reason indians are so trashy is because they don't live in their yards but in the their houses, which are nice & neat.

Drive through any reservation in NM and you will see abandoned cars rusting with their glass & plastic bashed out, old kitchen appliances, and household trash in yards and arroyos.

The Rainbow people trashed the place and FS & volunteers had to spend their time cleaning up behind them as if the RP were ill mannered children!
COMMANDER A TRULY

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Apr 28, 2011
 
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The sorcerer wrote:
I personally do not partake in the kool aid anymore. I do still have a few recipes my 1st degree (culinary arts), I have 2 so far and am about to start on my masters in herbology, has helped many a kitchen in the woods. Ignorance doesn't bother me much(that's curable) your closed mindedness however is deplorable. Have you ever attended a gathering? Rainbow has been my happy place for years. Have you ever gotten tired of the rat race and wondered if there was a nice place to go with the family on vacation without breaking the bank? Somewhere safe with good caring people to chill with and educational activities for your kids. Bring them home we will welcome you with open arms even if you have been misinformed about us. Peace n love to all my family even the ones I haven't meet yet.
Lol,,, no I havent ever thought about the rat race. Lmao,,,, I dont have to !!!! Coal, oil,.and natural gas has made my family wealthy beyond comprehension. Im a trust fund kid you might say. I have no kids, and dont ever plan to. This world is totaly **** up. I will live out my years watching others either try to save or destroy the world. I dont think thier is much time left for any of us.

I apologise for telling you to kill yourself.
I am bitter and angry as hell. I hate everyone equaly.
Your efforts to do good to the plannet are aplaudable. But people and big buisness are killing earth far faster than you can save it. I have seen things personaly that would make you andyour hippie group cry a river. No joke.

I dont belive in peace,
But have a good of a life as you can

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