The RANGE ALLOTMENT OWNERS - National Grazing Lands Education Association (RAO) is a national level association of livestock producers who are Allotment Owners in the 17 contiguous Western States.

RAO also acceps applications for non-voting membership from livestock organizations or businesses that support stockraising agriculture and the Constitutional right to own and control property.

The RAO was formed for the purpose of educating, informing, and assisting Allotment Owners in protecting their property rights and promoting the interests of livestock organizations, businesses, and communities dependent on the Western livestock industry.

Dr. Angus McIntosh
Executive Director of ROA

Foremost expert on Private Property
Rights on Federal Land

From Preference Rights to Grazing Allotments:
Why Ranchers Own their Allotments

By Angus McIntosh PhD, Director Natural Resource Law & Policy Research, Land And Water USA Foundation

There are a lot of US Supreme Court decisions on the subject of “pioneer rights”, or settlers' rights of “possession” or “occupancy” and “use”. The case that s dpecifically refers to "pioneer rights" is Lamb v Davenport, 85 US 307 (1873).
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  • February 22
    Prineville, OR - Bowman Museum at 6:00 pm
  • February 23
    Burns, OR - Glory Days Pizza at 5:30 pm
  • February 24
    Mt Vernon, OR - Grange Hall at 6:30 pm
  • February 25
    Baker City, OR - Sunridge Inn at 6:30 pm
  • February 27
    Adel, OR - Adel School at 5:00 pm
  • February 28
    Jordan Valley, OR - Lions Hall at 1-4:00 pm
  • March 2
    Winnemucca, NV - Humboldt Country Library at 1-4:00 pm
  • March 3
    Winnemucca, NV - Humboldt County Library at 1-4:00 pm

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Equal Protection from Personal Attack
(Malicious Deprivation of Constitutional Rights)
Act by Federal Employee

Concept by Roni Bell Sylvester, drafted by Dr. Angus McIntosh

Please demand your state and U.S. representatives support and pass Equal Standing.

Please click here for Equal Standing Bill