Ranchers along the south Texas border are having their livelihoods crushed by the volume of illegal aliens trampling through their properties, assaulting and threatening them, beating their dogs, cutting fences, destroying water lines, and breaking into their homes.
Some have moved their families off the property for safety and ranch managers are quitting their jobs.
One rancher has found 17 dead bodies on his property this year, and on three occasions he had his young children with him.
“How am I supposed to explain to a young child what a dead body is doing there, rotting, just laying there?” rancher and wildlife biologist Ben Binnion said in front of the Texas Senate Committee on Border Security in Eagle Pass, Texas, on Aug. 10.
“My kids shouldn’t have to see that, especially on private property.” Read more…