militias

Cliven Bundy, John Birch Society, And Koch Industries
Before Cliven Bundy, there was Wayne Hage, who did battle with federal authorities in the 1990s over land and water rights. Read more...
All In Panel Discusses Right-Wing Media Support For Lawless Nevada Rancher
Chris Hayes discusses the right wing's embrace of lawless Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy with Media Matters' Eric Boehlert and Nevada journalist Jon Ralston.
Antigovernment ‘Patriots’ Gather Near Scene Of Nevada Rancher's Dispute Over Cattle Grazing Rights
A Nevada rancher appears to have backed down after threatening to open up a “range war” with the federal government -- but a horde of 'Patriots' is massing to defend him. Read more...
Long-Running Conspiracist Fears Still Fuel Anti-Wolf Sentiments In Mountain States
Sentiment against the big canine predators in places like Idaho and Montana, especially among cattlemen, often borders on sheer rage. Read more...
Guns For Jesus! Church Holds Gun Giveaways To Win Converts
Kentucky baptists are fishing for converts using guns as bait. Read more...

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Beck Reality Show Promotes 'Documentary' On Alaska Militiamen
A documentary purports to be about investigating the “truth” about the arrests and convictions of Alaska militia leader Schaeffer Cox. Read more...
Oath Keepers Pushing Oregonians To Resist Gov’t Camps
A statewide organization of conspiracy-peddling Oath Keepers has been gaining traction in small-town Oregon. Read more...
Deep-Woods Lunatics Have High Hopes For Idaho Hideaway
The would-be organizers of The Citadel -- the latest entry in the long-running saga of right-wing extremists who try to move to the Idaho woods to get away from evil liberals and brown people -- are the subject of a thorough IREHR investigation. Read more...
Missouri Gun 'Nullification' Law A '90s Militia Fantasy Come True
It's been fascinating to watch Republicans in Missouri attempting to pass "nullification" laws intended to negate federal authority on gun control. Read more...
Imagine taking a hike in your local woods and coming upon characters toting semi-automatic weapons, dressed in camo and wearing masks. Then imagine finding out they are militia-movement followers hired by a mining operation to protect against "eco-terrorists." Read more...