militias

FBI Breaks Up Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor

FBI Breaks Up Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor

The court filing also alleges the conspirators twice conducted surveillance at Whitmer's vacation home and discussed kidnapping her to a remote location in Wisconsin to stand "trial" for treason prior to the Nov. 3 election.
Right Wing Militias' Warning Of 'Excessive Federal Power' Comes True – But Where Are They?
Federal agents use crowd control munitions to disperse Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon, on July 20, 2020. AP Photo/Noah Berger Image from: AP Photo/Noah Berger via The Conversation

Right Wing Militias' Warning Of 'Excessive Federal Power' Comes True – But Where Are They?

Many militia members have championed the importance of individual rights, but have also backed a president who is now threatening the kind of crackdown they SAID they feared.
Beyond Monday's Gun-Laden March In Richmond, Militias' Plans For A 'Civil War' Look To Go National
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes plans to lead his contingent of militiamen in Richmond on Monday, as well as elsewhere in the state and the nation afterward. Image from: David Neiwert photo

Beyond Monday's Gun-Laden March In Richmond, Militias' Plans For A 'Civil War' Look To Go National

Thanks to an encouraging tweet from Donald Trump, militias around the United States are preparing to assemble in Richmond, Va., on Monday, to protest gun-control legislation.
Alaska Militiaman's Sentence In Plot To Murder Judge, Officers Reduced By 10 Years
In a video posted on the Peacekeepers Militia site in 2011, Schaeffer Cox described how he intended to kill law enforcement officers if they tried to arrest him. Image from: Image from Peacekeepers Militia video

Alaska Militiaman's Sentence In Plot To Murder Judge, Officers Reduced By 10 Years

A onetime Alaska militia leader sentenced in 2012 to 26 years in prison for masterminding a plot to murder federal agents and local police officers saw his sentence reduced by 10 years this week, thanks to an appellate court ruling.