Report: Far-right anti-government group grows significantly

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A human rights organization is expressing concerns over the rapid growth in membership of a far right anti government group the group is called people's rights it was founded by anti government activist Ammon Bundy who was arrested twice last year for disruptive protests against covert restrictions at the Idaho capital he's previously known for an armed standoff in twenty sixteen at an Oregon wildlife refuge and a dispute in Nevada with his father over grazing rights on government land the institute for research and education on human rights says Bundy's group has members in thirty eight states and is spreading to Canada there are some thirty three thousand members of fifty three percent increase in a year the institute's expressing concerns that people's rights calling for taking up arms to defend against government officials and its alliances with groups like the proud boys could effectively work to overturn civil rights and shape public policy I'm Jackie Quinn

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