Christian Oathkeeper LaVoy Finicum Shot Dead During Arrest of Ammon Bundy & Seven Others

Christian patriot and Oathkeeper Lavoy Finicum was killed last night in a confrontation with federal officials during the arrest of Ammon Bundy and others. Finicum was Cliven Bundy’s neighbor.

The cruel and unnecessary events of 1.26.2016 which resulted in the shooting death of Christian patriot and Oathkeeper Lavoy Filicum are tragic. The confrontation and arrests took place yesterday about 4:30 pm pacific time at a traffic stop along highway 395. That’s when Lavoy was shot and killed and another person was also wounded.  For whatever contrived or mysterious reasons, mainstream media outlets waited until late last night to report the story, and did not break the news on evening newscasts, which they could have. I found it posted at 3am and re-posted it right away. This horrible shooting event need not have happened. I am heartbroken to learn of Lavoy Filicum’s death. I am praying for his family and send out sincere condolences. I pray that Lavoy’s soul will find peace in Christ in Heaven. – Screenshots blog author

Cited from the NYT website 1.27.2016

BREAKING overnight:

JOHN DAY, Ore. — Ammon Bundy, the leader of an armed seizure of a federal wildlife refuge in rural eastern Oregon, was arrested and one person was killed Tuesday afternoon in a traffic stop in rural Oregon, the F.B.I. and the Oregon State Police said.

Seven other people, including Mr. Bundy’s brother Ryan Bundy, were arrested, the authorities said. Another person was hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening.

The authorities did not identify the man who was killed, but a member of the Nevada State Assembly, Michele Fiore, who has been a supporter of the Bundy family, said on Twitter that it was LaVoy Finicum. Mr. Finicum had become a de facto spokesman for the occupiers.

The confrontation came after more than three weeks of growing tension and anxiety that put the tiny community of Burns — about a five-hour drive from Portland — into an international debate about homegrown right-wing militias, public lands and constitutional rights. Mr. Bundy, 40, and a group of his followers, adopting the name Citizens for Constitutional Freedom, occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, about 30 miles southeast of Burns, in Harney County, on Jan. 2.

See also:

Leaders of occupation at refuge in Oregon arrested; 1 killed, another wounded in highway confrontation

Video Clips of Lavoy Finicum

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4 thoughts on “Christian Oathkeeper LaVoy Finicum Shot Dead During Arrest of Ammon Bundy & Seven Others

  1. Pingback: Ammon Bundy to Oregon Wildlife Refuge Occupiers: “It’s Time to Go Home.” | Screenshots News

  2. I love my country and my Cherokee ancestors walked the forests of Appalachia for more than 5,000 years before there was ever a “United States” of America. But – even as a gun owner, a responsible gun owner, I have NO TASTE for civil war, and I will never do anything under any circumstances to foment it. Every 100 years the global gene pool of men who are intelligent enough to breed is reduced again by humankind’s incessant appetite for war, death and conflict. We need more women of peace and integrity in leadership positions around the world [ not Hillary, who is corrupt ]. Women leaders will try everything in their power to keep the peace and cooperate together, rather than split into smaller factions of “US” vs. them. That being said, the global cabal you describe is very real, and non-violent means of eliminating their over-control must be pursued. You see, there is nothing the NWO men and women want MORE than for foolish Americans to try to wage a civil war against our rotten government. That will give them the excuse they want to DISARM the populace and smack martial law over the country in perpetuity. Think, son, think, before you desire out loud for a civil war to begin. You know not what you are asking for, Pray and seek real wisdom instead. Let God guide you. – Leigh

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  3. Sadly this is the first shot of the coming civil war…the Psychopath, Inbred New World Order crew and their fellow Totalitarian sock puppets in Gov. are going to use all force necessary to keep the little people under control..Gun confiscation is their top priority ….defenseless citizens are much easier to lord over and exterminate .!

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