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What Do You Know About Sistani's Fatwa?

Luay Al Khatteeb | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics
Luay Al Khatteeb

The fatwa is not about revenge or attack but the need to defend religious freedoms, sacred places and land from those whose aim is remove peaceful Muslims' freedoms to believe in Islam as they currently do, remove their shrines and to remove them from their lands.

Meet Maryland's White Nationalist 'David Duke' GOP Candidate

Jonathan Hutson | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Hutson

White nationalists from the League of the South -- the premier neo-Confederate group -- are hailing the recent Republican primary victory of Maryland's Michael Peroutka -- who won his party's nomination in an Anne Arundel County Council race, as well as a seat on the GOP Central Committee there -- as "a political victory for us."

WorldNetDaily Tries to Defuse Bundy Standoff It Lit the Fuse On

Terry Krepel | Posted 07.12.2014 | Media
Terry Krepel

WorldNetDaily was an early cheerleader of the standoff between Cliven Bundy and the federal government. But the feds have backed off, the militias are still hanging out and threatening people -- which, curiously, WND has not reported.

David Lohr

Nevada Rancher Warns Land Dispute With BLM 'Could Turn Into' Next Waco

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.11.2014 | Crime

Carol Bundy, the wife of a Nevada rancher locked in a tense standoff with federal rangers, warns the ongoing dispute could escalate to the point of a ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Georgia Men Used Facebook To Plot Anti-Government Militia Uprising, Prosecutors Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Georgia men were charged in federal court this week with plotting an attack against the government designed to trigger martial law...

Domestic Militia Members On Trial In Georgia For Anti-Government Ricin Plot

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

By David Beasley ATLANTA, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of two alleged domestic militia members charge...

Is Kessler Simply Paranoid, or Is There Marketing Involved?

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

Up until a few weeks ago, Gilberton, Pennsylvania was a quiet, peaceful borough of 800 people just northwest of Allentown. Recently, however, not so ...

The Town the Militia Took Over

Josh Horwitz | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre once famously told a CPAC gathering that "the guys with the guns make the rules." In the town of Gilberton, Pennsylvania, he might have finally found the perfect test case for his insane vision of America.

GOP Lawmaker Tells Tea Party To Stock Up On Ammunition

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in Washington told a group of tea party members and survivalists at a rally to buy thousands of rounds of ammunition to ...

Disarming Republican Anarchists

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Multiple excuses have been offered for the difficulty of enacting gun control legislation, but the most obvious problem has not been mentioned: the U.S. contains millions of Republican anarchists.

Alaska Militia Mole Raises New, Troublesome Questions About FBI Intrusion in State Politics

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
AlaskaDispatch.com

The rogue security agent whose actions helped spark the downfall of 2010 U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller, a Fairbanks Republican, has finally reveale...

Repealing the Second Amendment -- What the Left and Right Have Gotten Wrong

Mike Amato | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
Mike Amato

The Second Amendment was to ensure that we have organized and trained citizen militia units to supplement an inadequate army. It is completely inapplicable and pointless in this day and age and of no use in arguments on gun control.

Senator Voices Concerns On Gun Violence

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

During a meeting with constituents, Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) reportedly detailed his changing gun control views in light of last month's tragic shooting...

SHOCK: Serving Soldiers Planned To Bring Down U.S. Government

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 10.27.2012 | Crime

LUDOWICI, Ga. — Four Army soldiers based in southeast Georgia killed a former comrade and his girlfriend to protect an anarchist militia group t...

Gun Control: It's Time to Challenge the Second Amendment

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

In all the rhetoric that flies around, few people seem to consider the Amendment in full.

Alaska Militia Members Accused Of Frightening Plot

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Schaeffer Cox carries himself with youthful swagger as he spreads a message to his many admirers of an out-of-control federal gov...

Hate Groups Explode In Number

ABC News | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

The number of radical hate groups and militias has exploded in recent years in reaction to the changing makeup of America, and new census figures show...

Militia Suspects Face Serious Consequences Over Alleged Terror Plot

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- Attorneys for two Georgia men accused of plotting terror attacks against government officials are preparing for trial. Lawyers re...

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 ...

Right-Wing Blogger Denies That He Inspired Shocking Militia Plot

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN and JAY REEVES | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — On his website, militia leader-turned-blogger Mike Vanderboegh writes about fed-up Americans responding to government violenc...

Feds Arrest Four In Fringe Group In Plot Based Off Online Novel

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — In the violent underground novel "Absolved," right-wing militia members upset about gun control make war against the U.S. gov...

Marcus Baram

Right-Wing Extremism Still At Elevated Level, Says Author of 2009 DHS Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The bombing and shooting spree in Norway on Friday has raised questions about whether federal law enforcement agencies in the United State...

Controversial '09 DHS Rightwing Report Author Responds to Critics

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Daryl Johnson was the main author of a controversial 2009 law enforcement report. It was hailed by some as prescient trend analysis and condemned by others as a politically motivated hit piece.

Hunt For Former Montana Militia Leader Continues

AP | Posted 08.14.2011 | Crime

LOLO, Mont. -- The ground hunt for a former Montana militia leader accused of firing a gun at sheriff's deputies was scaled back Tuesday after authori...

NRA Board Members in the Tank with Domestic Terrorists

Josh Horwitz | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Recent events in Alaska demonstrate that the NRA's connection to violent anti-government militias is more than just conceptual.