Butterfly Center Asks Judge To Halt Border Wall Construction Activity On Its Land

The suit claims that heavy machinery was brought onto land adjacent to the center, that law enforcement blocked access to two-thirds of the center’s grounds, and that a gate lock was replaced.

By Brian KirkpatrickFebruary 13, 2019 9:30 am, , , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

The National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas filed a motion in federal court in Washington, D.C. seeking a temporary restraining order to halt construction of a border wall across its property. The center claimed the project is destroying the butterflies’ habitat.

According to court papers, the plaintiffs sought to stop the government or its contractors from unreasonably depriving or seizing the center’s property and stop any further construction activity on the site.

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