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Senators aim to protect Devils Tower name

 

February 25, 2021



A bill recently introduced in Congress would cement the name of Devils Tower National Monument in perpetuity. Senator Cynthia Lummis, who penned the bill with co-sponsorship from Senator John Barrasso, says her aim is to protect the monument from efforts to change its name.

“Devils Tower is one of the most iconic sights In Wyoming. It’s the first national monument in the United States, and a place of significance for everyone who sees it, from the tourists who visit to the native peoples and Wyoming residents who live nearby,” Lummis states in a press release announcing the bill.

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