Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 27, 2020

It’s illegal to destroy saguaro cacti. So why are they being removed for Trump’s border wall? 

Herald Mall Media reports

In Arizona, cactus rustling — stealing or killing the state’s iconic saguaros — is a felony. It’s illegal to shoot or deface the iconic cactuses or to remove them from parks, where the slow-growing succulents can reach more than 60 feet and live up to 200 years. Violators are pursued by state agricultural police, or “cactus cops.”

That hasn’t stopped federal contractors from plowing over saguaros to make room for President Donald Trump’s border wall.

Read more at  It’s illegal to destroy saguaro cacti. So why are they being removed for Trump’s border wall? | National | heraldmailmedia.com


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