But there is a point when people get fed up and finally fight back. When they are forced to disobey unjust laws. “There comes a time when people get tired of being trampled over by the iron feet of oppression,” as Martin Luther King, Jr. put it. For many Americans, that time has come. And unless FERC ceases its ways, that time will come for many more.
In the face of FERC’s tyranny, the Hollerans—and dozens of their neighbors—stood by their beloved trees as chainsaw-wielding men came to destroy the family farm. "This is our land and family business and we just staged our equipment to set up for this year's syrup production," said a member of the Holleran family. Police were called but refused to evict the family from its own land without a court order.
But until and unless FERC respects the rights of people to their land, we will see more individuals
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