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Oregon brothers launch campaign against Malheur occupation

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Critics of Ammon Bundy and the occupants of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns have launched a new campaign called G.O. H.O.M.E.

It stands for "Getting the Occupiers of Historic Oregon Malheur Evicted." Brothers Zach and Jake Klonoski kicked off their initiative on Sunday. They said the concept of the campaign is based off one used by Germans against neo-Nazis.   

Zach Klonoski said for every day that the militia members stay at the refuge, money is being raised to fund groups that they despise. 

"So these guys by staying at the refuge, they're actively funding gun reform, they're funding the Native American tribe, they're funding the Southern Poverty Law Center and they're funding the refuge itself to protect our public land, which is something we treasure here in Oregon," he said. 

Klonoski said the occupiers do not have a place in Oregon. In fact, he called what they are doing "un-American."

"What they're doing is un-American. It’s undemocratic," he said. "We don't choose which laws we follow and we definitely don't pick up arms against the government." 

According to the campaign’s website, more than $13,000 had been raised as of 9:30 p.m. Sunday. 

The brothers say they believe this is a peaceful but meaningful approach to tell the occupiers to "go home."

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