'Oregon Under Attack' Hypocrisy: White Men With Guns Called 'Peaceful' Compared To Black 'Thug' Protesters In Ferguson

Paula Mooney

The hashtag called #OregonUnderAttack has swelled to 140,000 tweets, with folks on Twitter pointing out the hypocrisy of the words being used to describe the white Oregon protesters in comparison to the words and actions lobbed against black protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. The "Oregon Under Attack" label is being reported by Twitter as their top trending hashtag as of this writing.

Dwight and Steven are a father and son duo of ranches who've been previously convicted of arson.

"This refuge -- it has been destructive to the people of the county and to the people of the area. People need to be aware that we've become a system where government is actually claiming and using and defending people's rights, and they are doing that against the people."

As such, folks on Twitter are pointing to all sorts of laws that are being broken, such as U.S. Code 930, which spoke of the possession of firearms and dangerous weapons in Federal facilities as an act that can bring fines and imprisonment.

[Photo by AP Photo/Iron County Sheriffs Office]