At virtual rally, speakers encourage crowd to defend public lands at Montana Legislature

Speakers at Montana’s fourth consecutive Rally for Public Lands urged a 600-person virtual crowd to defend outdoor spaces from exploitation and privatization this legislative session.

“The road from greed to bad policy is short and it is straight,” said speaker Andrew Posewitz, a sportsman and hunting ethics advocate. “If you want to know what the beginning of the end looks like, you only need to look at what is occurring in the current Legislature in Helena.”

Posewitz warned of bills serving well-funded private interests. He urged rally-goers to call or email state representatives, share opinions on bills, show up at hearings and “find hearts and minds to change.”

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