Hundreds of Miners Protest
at Oregon State Capital
Responding to the threats
posed against placer mining in Oregon, on February 28th, 2013, miners from
across the Far West converged on the Capital of the State of Oregon to
oppose the recent efforts of Senator Alan Bates of Ashland to violate their
Highlights from the rally.
Tom Kitchar, President of Waldo Mining District addresses
Kerby Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of Galice Mining
District speaks out for private property rights and against SB 401
Kerby Jackson speaks on Oregon's mining history
State Senators Herman Baertschiger Jr. and Ted Ferrioli
show their support for mining.
State Senator Olsen, State Representatives Hicks and
Witt show their support.