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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 ...

"We Didn't Want Some Montana Militia Man As the Poster Boy For the Second Amendment"

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Horwitz

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in a new Second Amendment case, the Chicago Tribune has revealed how the lawsuit was framed to appeal to the broader public.

Neo-Nazis, Militants Eye Tea Party for Recruitment (VIDEO)

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Tea parties are proving very attractive to both white supremacists and the militia movemen...

Thomas Jefferson and "The Blood of Tyrants"

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Horwitz

Those who hold the belief that the 2nd Amendment gives them an individual right to take violent action have isolated Jefferson's "tree of liberty" quote in order to justify a radical ideology.

Officials See Rise In Militia Groups Across US

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Militia groups with gripes against the government are regrouping across the country and could grow rapidly, according to an organiz...

Fox News' Militia Media: Mainstreaming The Fringe

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

What Fox News is doing today is embracing the same kind of hate rhetoric and doomsday conspiratorial talk that flourished during the '90s, and dumping all that rancid stuff into the mainstream.

My Family's Experience in the Militia

Brandon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Friedman

Enjoy this week, Tea Partiers. It costs you nothing. Your right to dismiss the American form of government has been paid in full by others who you clearly don't appreciate.

Glenn Beck And The Rise of Fox News' Militia Media

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Fox News has waded into a territory that no other national news organization has ever dared to exploit.

Can We Negotiate With the Taliban?

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

As each day brings bleaker news for Afghanistan, the possibility of talking with the Taliban seems to be gaining support as an essential step out of the quagmire.

A Nation Clinging to Guns

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

Why exactly do we need firearms? A gun will not insure that you do not lose your job to an international merger or international competition. A gun will not get you a raise.

"America's Secret War" - Current's "Vanguard" Special Report

Current TV’s “Vanguard” | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Current TV’s “Vanguard”

There's been a lot of talk about whether the U.S. and Iran are going to war. The real question is whether the U.S. and Iran are already at war... ...

Scalia's Choice: More Deaths to Defend the Constitution

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Congratulations, Justice Scalia! Now we can all look forward to years of arguing over just exactly when, where and how the right to have guns in the home applies.

The Second Amendment: An Irrelevant Relic

Joe Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Lauria

The United States today has the largest standing armed forces ever assembled. The militias are now called the standing National Guard.