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Leader of Minuteman Civil Defense Corps Charged with Child Molestation
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/06/20/leader-of-minuteman-civil-defense-corps-charged-with-child-molestation/

Chris Simcox, the former leader of one of the largest militia groups patrolling the Arizona border during the peak of the nativist Minuteman movement, has been charged with ...

Minuteman Civil Defense Corps Holds Regional Conference
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/02/05/minuteman-civil-defense-corps-holds-regional-conference/

Frances Semler received a hero's welcome Friday night at the anti-illegal-immigration Minuteman Civil Defense Corps' first regional conference.Read full article ...

Minuteman Civil Defense Corps Founder Besieged From Within
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/01/08/minuteman-civil-defense-corps-founder-besieged-from-within/

Five years ago, Chris Simcox began his rise from an obscure newspaper publisher in Tombstone to a national figure in the debate over how to control the U.S.-Mexican border.Read ...

Minuteman Civil Defense Corps appoints North Carolina leaders
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2006/10/31/minuteman-civil-defense-corps-appoints-north-carolina-leaders/

Grass-roots groups in North Carolina are taking a new tack in their fight against illegal immigration.Read full article ...

Former Minuteman Leader Pleads Innocent to Child Molestation
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/07/22/former-minuteman-leader-pleads-innocent-to-child-molestation/

Chris Simcox, co-founder of the Minuteman movement of armed civilians who patrolled the Arizona border looking for undocumented immigrants, has pleaded innocent to charges ...

Report: Minuteman Leader Knew Killer-to-Be Yearned for Violence
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/07/25/report-minuteman-leader-knew-killer-to-be-yearned-for-violence/

In mid-2009, nativist leaders scrambled to distance themselves from Minuteman American Defense (MAD) founder Shawna Forde, after the immigrant-bashing former child prostitute ...

The Ongoing Trial (and Tragicomic Tribulations) of Fallen Minuteman Leader Chris Simcox
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/07/12/the-ongoing-trial-and-tragicomic-tribulations-of-fallen-minuteman-leader-chris-simcox/

In an Arizona Senate campaign in which immigration and border security have been center stage issues, it’s no surprise that Chris Simcox managed to insert himself back into ...

Minuteman Co-Founder Accused of Threatening Family
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/06/04/minuteman-co-founder-accused-of-threatening-family/

Chris Simcox, co-founder of the Minuteman movement and a principal nativist leader, threatened to kill his wife and family last year, according to a petition filed in Maricopa ...

Arizona Sues Minuteman Group Leader, Alleging Property-Tax Scam
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/08/18/arizona-sues-minuteman-group-leader-alleging-property-tax-scam/

The leaders of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, the largest and richest border vigilante organization in the United States, have long been accused of scamming donors and ...

Official Leaves Minuteman Group for ‘Patriot’ Movement
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/08/07/official-leaves-minuteman-group-for-patriot-movement/

Providing yet another sign that major elements of the Minuteman anti-immigration movement are broadening their agenda to become part of a resurgent antigovernment “Patriot” ...