Basin and Range National Monument is a thing

Posted by Jim on July 07, 2015

President Obama did what everyone thought he would do and invoke the Antiquities Act to create 3 new National Monuments, including Basin and Range. Some people are happy.

I applaud President Obama for preserving the beauty of the Nevada desert for generations to come. pic.twitter.com/zULwUk6toe

— Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) July 10, 2015

Some people...less so.