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Saturday, March 17, 2018
sovereign citizens

Domestic Terrorism: Home Is Where The Hate Is

While most such groups had collapsed after 9/11, the law center noticed an explosion of so-called Patriot groups that began in 2009, the first year of Obama’s presidency, and reached a peak in 2012, when the group counted 1,360 active Patriot groups and 1,007 hate groups, including the Ku Klux Klan, skinheads and neo-Nazis.

According to our database, during this same period, from 2008 to 2013, terror plots and actions by far-right groups outnumbered Islamist domestic terror cases by more than 2 to 1. Far-right extremists also inflicted three times as many deaths as Islamists during this period.

June 25, 2017
Sovereign Citizens

Southern Poverty Law Center: The Sovereign Citizen Takeover Of St. Marie, Montana

The Malheur Wildlife Refuge occupation was not the first instance of a sovereign citizen takeover, according to an annual report released by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

February 19, 2016

Endorse This: A Texas Cop You’ll Like

Watch the fun as the “sovereign citizen” repeatedly challenges the cop’s authority — refusing to even show any identification. But nothing — not even the car window he wouldn’t open — can shield him from the full force of the law.

June 11, 2015

Florida Became ‘Hotbed’ For Sovereign Citizens, Called Domestic Terrorists By FBI

Inside the group that police officers consider to be their greatest threat.

February 17, 2015