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Christian Militia

LOOK: Church Shelters 900 Muslims Despite Death Threats From Militia

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 06.05.2014 | Religion

CARNOT, Central African Republic (AP) — Men so old their eyes are clouded with cataracts. Orphans who witnessed their parents' slaughter, left alone...

Defense: Midwest Militia More Like `Social Club' Than Threat

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 04.15.2012 | Crime

DETROIT — An undercover informant was paid about $31,000 in cash for his critical role in an investigation that led to charges against members o...

Heaven To Earth: Obama Is Not The Antichrist!

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ronald B. Robinson

As a Christian and Jesuit-schooled Catholic, I can tell you in no uncertain terms: President Obama is not the Antichrist, although though that's what about 25 percent of Republicans believe.

Militia Member: Plot To Overthrown Government New To Him

AP | DAVID RUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — An Ohio man charged in what federal prosecutors say was a Christian militia's plot to wage war against the government said Saturday th...

David Stone, Christian Militia Leader, Told Members Be Ready To Kill: Feds

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

DETROIT — The leader of a Christian militia planned an elaborate, two-part training session for this month and told members it was OK to kill "a...

Michael David Meeks, Ex-Marine, Made Hutaree 'Hit List' Of Judges And Elected Officials, Prosecutors Say

Newsweek | Michael Isikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A former U.S. Marine rifle expert and veteran of the 1991 Persian Gulf War supplied the extremist Christian "Hutaree" militia with a "hit list" of fed...

Midwest Militia Raids: Agents Seize Gas Masks, Guns, Knives, More

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — Federal agents investigating what they describe as a Christian militia bent on violence against police seized suspected crack cocaine ...

God's Nonviolent Conversion

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

Which God will we pledge our allegiance to: the tribal warrior Father or his "converted" risen Son?

Before It's Too Late

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

The arrests of 9 members of an armed militia group in Michigan should serve as a wake up call to those politicians who are inciting rage against the government. My fear is that they won't see the connection between their rhetoric and the rage they inspire.

FBI Tricked Hutaree Christian Militia Into Showing Up Unarmed

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

DETROIT, Mich. (Associated Press) -- Five members of a radical Christian militia accused of conspiring to kill police officers and wage war against t...

Hutaree Militia: The Passion Of The Christians

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Olmsted

Do horrors like the Hutaree militia represent the inevitable consequence of a religion whose central symbol -- the cross -- represents one of the most unpleasant and cruel tortures that can be inflicted?

Militia Training

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Does The Hutaree Militia Represent Christianity? A Muslim Knows Better

Yasmin Mogahed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Yasmin Mogahed

If there's news of a Muslim terrorist, Islam becomes complicit in the crime. Yet few people are going to accuse Christianity of motivating the terrorism of the Hutaree militia.

The Enemy Within

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chez Pazienza

We're always eager as hell to call someone not from this country who desires to attack us and spread fear and chaos a terrorist -- as well we should. What we're not as eager to do is say that to someone from within this country.

The Hutaree Michigan Militia, Lone Wolves, and Alex Jones' New World Order

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

What makes the Hutaree unique? They are a Christian-based militia group driven by biblical teachings to take up arms. Apparently their Jesus is also heavily armed.

Christian Militias: Is God Violent?

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

There is no question that Christians, Muslims, Jews, and others have been violent in God's name. The question is whether we believe violence is inherent to the character of God.

Hutaree Christian Militia Among Targets Of FBI Raids In Three States

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

ADRIAN, Mich. — The FBI said Sunday that agents conducted weekend raids in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio and arrested at least three people, and a ...

The Dangers of Religious Passion

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

Those who would manipulate the masses to their own advantage invariably draw on the power of passion. And for most of history, and never more than now, religion is the passion of choice.