Teddy Roosevelt would not recognize the bill that he signed into law all those years ago in 1906. That’s because the Antiquities Act has been savaged beyond recognition by repeated executive abuse. Does working to rectify that abuse, through congressional action or otherwise, constitute an attack on our country’s treasured national parks?
While there are some who intentionally conflate monuments and parks, using the media as their echo chamber of misinformation, the answer, of course, is no.
Chairman Rob Bishop, a former school teacher, takes us back to the classroom for a brief lesson on the dramatic differences between the two.
(HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES)