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Michigan Militia Sue Authorities Over Home Raids

AP | Posted 04.09.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Two members of a Michigan-based militia acquitted last year of plotting to overthrow the U.S. government have filed a federal lawsuit again...

Militia Member Wins Case Against Government But Says 'We've Lost Everything'

Posted 03.28.2012 | Crime

The day after a federal case against seven members of a Michigan militia fell apart, one woman cleared of plotting against the government said the two...

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...

Hutaree Militia Background Detailed In '08 FBI Report

AP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The FBI says the strange name of a southern Michigan militia was made up and has no meaning. Eight people accused of belonging to Hutaree ...

One Man's Plea In Militia Conspiracy Case

AP | Posted 02.04.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — A member of a Midwest militia accused of conspiring to rebel against the government and use weapons of mass destruction has pleaded gu...

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.

Hutaree Militia Staying In Jail: Court Issues Emergency Order

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — A federal appeals court on Thursday intervened to block the release of nine members of a Michigan militia accused of plotting to overt...

Hutaree Militia Members Could Return Home Today, As Judge Lifts Stay

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — A judge lifted a stay Wednesday night and cleared the way for nine members of a Michigan militia to be released from jail while awaiti...

Hutaree Militia Case: Judge Agrees To Delay Release Of Militia Members

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — Federal authorities touted the arrests of nine members of a Michigan militia as a pre-emptive strike against homegrown terrorists, dec...

Hutaree Militia Members To Stay In Jail Until Trial

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — Five members of a Midwest militia charged with conspiring to rebel against the government and use weapons of mass destruction will rem...

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 ...

Refuting Islamophobia Under Hutaree's Un-Christian Shadow

Zahra Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Zahra Khan

The mainstream Christian reaction to the Hutaree militia is reminiscent of numerous Muslim objections to negative media labels of Islam. However, the Muslim voice is constantly muffled in the public forum.

Hutaree Militia Case: Thomas Piatek, Alleged Plotter, Drove Semi At Police Car 20 Years Ago

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A northwest Indiana man charged last month with plotting with other militia members to murder police officers drove a semi into the path of a south su...

Post-Hutaree: How Glenn Beck and Fox News Spread The Militia Message

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

For anyone who thought the dark, Waco-fueled chapter of domestic extremism in this country was behind us, the Hutaree arrests were a jarring reminder ...

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.

Jason Linkins

Hutaree Paranoia Exacerbated By Erroneous Email Forwards | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For years, we've been receiving those annoying politically-themed chain emails from our under-informed aunts and cousins without giving them a second ...

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...

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.

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 ...

Hutaree Militia Members To Remain In Jail For Time Being

AP | ED WHITE and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — Nine Midwestern militia members accused of conspiring against the government must stay locked up while prosecutors challenge an order ...