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John Freemuth Recently was Quoted in an Article for “The Hill”

Photo of John FreemuthThe article acts as a primer to the Antiquities Act, which presidents since Theodore Roosevelt have used to designate national monuments in the United States. This week, President Donald Trump initiated a review of the act’s use since 1996, which many speculate could lead to some rollbacks of previous protections.

Freemuth provides history and commentary on how Trump and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke may use language in the original act to justify monumental changes.

A link to the article: What to know about Trump’s national monuments executive order

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