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Redoubt: Northwest a Haven for Dismayed Americans

Some conservative American Christians are so dismayed with direction of the country that they're looking for a safe place for their families. They call it the "American Redoubt." Read Transcript


PROTESTERS ON THE STREETS OF

LOS ANGELES.

REPORTER: ALARM OVER THE

FUTURE OF AMERICA CAN BE SEEN

DAILY IN THE HEAD LINES.

LOSS OF FREEDOM AND OUT OF

CONTROL SPENDING ARE A FEW OF

THE REASONS SENDING SHOCK WAVES

ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION ON THE

RISE.

THAT IS LEADING MANY BELIEVERS

TO LOOK BEYOND THE BALLOT BOX

AND VOTE WITH THEIR FEET.

DAVID WESTFIELD MOVED OUT OF THE

CITY 12 YEARS AGO.

I BECAME CONVICTED AND WE

NEEDED TO LIVE IN A DIFFERENT

SITUATION.

REPORTER: THE AREA HE CHOSE

IS ATTRACTING MORE AND MORE

FAMILIES, INLAND PACIFIC

NORTHWEST, MONTANA, WYOMING,

OHIO AND EASTERN PARTS OF

WASHINGTON AND OREGON.

AMERICANS CALL THIS THE AMERICAN

REDOUBT.

PEOPLE RECOGNIZE TOUGH TIMES

ARE COMING.

CAUSING THEM TO THINK ABOUT HOW

THEY LIVE NOW, SECURITY OF THEIR

FAMILIES, STABILITY OF SOCIETY

AND HOW THEY RELATE.

I AM FINDING SOMETHING ELSE,

TOO.

MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE

RESONATING WITH THIS IDEA OF

GIVING BACK TO THE LAND, LIVING

A SIMPLE OR NATURAL WAY AND THAT

DOESN'T SURPRISE ME.

THE WAY I SEE IT, CREATOR WIRED

US FOR THIS.

REPORTER: OHIO IS A PARADISE

FOR NATURE LOVERS OF ALL KINDS

AND LEAST POPULOUS STATES IN THE

UNION.

THAT IS A BIG DRAW FOR THE KIND

OF PEOPLE THAT COME TO THE

AMERICAN REDOUBT.

BECAUSE THEY FEEL LIKE IT IS

MORE FREE FOR THEM TO LIVE AND

WORK AND WORSHIP AS THEY PLEASE.

KIDS CAN RUN FREE.

SPENDING TIME WITH LIVESTOCK,

HORSES, GARDEN.

WE SAW HOW QUICKLY THINGS

DETERIORATED.

REPORTER: JOHN AND SARAH

ENJOYED LIFE IN FLORIDA UNTIL A

HURRICANE CHANGED THEIR OUTLOOK

FOREVER.

THEY ASKED WE NOT SHOW THEIR

FACES.

I REALIZED PEOPLE GETTING IN

FISTFIGHTS OVER ICE.

REPORTER: COUPLE INVESTED

THEIR LIFE SAVINGS AND MOVED TO

THE AMERICAN REDOUBT.

THEY ARE HAPPY.

I AM EXCITED ABOUT THE NEW

CHALLENGES AND NEW LIFE WE ARE

GOING TO EMBRACE, WE HAVE

EMBRACED.

WE ARE PREPARED AND READY TO

FACE.

WHAT CHALLENGES ARE COMING OUR

WAY?

I DON'T KNOW.

GOD BROUGHT US HERE AND IS GOING

TO BRING US THROUGH ANY TROUBLES

WE DO HAVE.

WELCOME AND THANKS FOR LISTEN

TO AMERICAN REDOUBT.

REPORTER: THE GROWTH HAS

SPAWNED RADIO PROGRAMS, WEBSITES

AND SILVER COINS.

TODD SAVAGE HAS MOVED FROM FROM

SAN FRANCISCO AND HELPING

PEOPLE.

THE CORE IS HELP, LIKE MINDED

CHRISTIANS MOVE TO AMERICAN

REDOUBT AREA.

EASTERN WASHINGTON.

SINCE THE RE-ELECTION OF

PRESIDENT OBAMA, WE HAVE SEEN A

HUGE INCREASE IN DEMAND.

REPORTER: IT IS NOT BEING

EXCLUSIVE.

IT IS ABOUT LIBERTY.

AMERICAN REDOUBT IS FOR

FREEDOM LOVING FOLKS ACCEPTING

OF EVERYONE REGARDLESS OF

RELIGIOUS PREFERENCES OR SKIN

COLOR, EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE

CONSERVATIVE CHRISTIANS

PREDOMINANTLY.

REPORTER: GUN AND AMMO

MANUFACTURES DRIVEN OUT, THERE

ARE 180 IN OHIO ALONE.

DAVE WESTBROOK ASSERTS THE

BIGGEST DRAW IS SPIRITUAL.

IT IS SO MUCH MORE CONDUCIVE

TO OUR SPIRITUAL WALK WITH GOD.

FOR US, FOR MY FAMILY, THAT IS

THE NO. 1 REASON BECAUSE IT WAS

A WAY OF LIFE.

REPORTER: I AM CHUCK HOLTON

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