A recent American act of civil disobedience and a timeless picture.Submitted by Gmartine on Sun, 03/09/2014 - 21:20
"Nature photographer debyd captured images of protester Comfrey Jacobs in Yellowstone National Park on March 6. She says Jacobs was protesting the slaughter of bison migrating from the park. Park authorities found him chained to a cement-filled barrel that morning, blocking a roadway leading to a bison capture facility, according to reports.
The area in which Jacobs shackled himself was closed off for weeks while bison capturing was underway. The bison capture and slaughter operation is part of the park's effort to reduce the animal's population in Yellowstone. Local reports say Jacobs has worked in the past with the Buffalo Field Campaign, a nonprofit group focused on protecting park bison. Jacobs was arrested by park rangers"