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Documentary Preview Critical of Alaska Militia Prosecution Is Short on Facts
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/10/23/documentary-preview-critical-of-alaska-militia-prosecution-is-short-on-facts/

A documentary project that is currently faring well in the competition for the reality TV show Pursuit of Truth – a program on Glenn Beck’s Blaze TV network – purports ...

‘Delusionally Dangerous’ Alaska Militia Leader Gets 26 Years
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/01/09/delusionally-dangerous-alaska-militiaman-gets-26-years/

Alaska Peacemaker Militia founder and gun-rights advocate Francis Schaeffer Cox — described by federal investigators as a “delusionally dangerous man” — will serve ...

Co-Defendant in Alaska Militia Case Gets Five-Year Sentence
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/09/25/co-defendant-in-alaska-militia-case-gets-five-year-sentence/

As he sits in jail awaiting sentencing in November, Alaska Peacemaker Militia leader Francis Schaeffer Cox may now be a bit more worried about his fate.A co-defendant, Coleman ...

Two ‘Sovereigns’ Plead Guilty in Alaska Murder Plot
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/08/28/two-sovereigns-plead-guilty-in-alaska-murder-plot/

An Alaska couple who are antigovernment “sovereign citizens” face lengthy prison terms after pleading guilty Monday to charges they plotted to kill a federal judge and ...

Convicted Alaska Militia Leader Fires Attorney
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/07/10/convicted-alaska-militia-leader-fires-attorney/

Alaska militia leader Francis Schaeffer Cox has fired his attorney, likely laying the groundwork for an appeal of his nine convictions, which include conspiring to kill a ...

Alaska Militiamen Convicted in Antigovernment Murder Conspiracy
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/06/19/alaska-militiamen-convicted-in-antigovernment-murder-conspiracy/

In the end, a federal jury in Alaska didn’t believe militia leader Francis Schaeffer Cox’s claim that he was just a free-speech loudmouth — more like Gandhi than Rambo ...

Alaska Militia Trial Opens With Former Defendant as Key Witness
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/05/09/alaska-militia-trial-opens-with-former-defendant-as-key-prosecution-witness/

The Justice Department has cut a deal with a former member of the Alaska Peacemaker Militia to bolster its case against the group’s leader Schaeffer Cox and two others on ...

‘Sovereign Citizen’ Sues Government Over Grammar
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/02/14/sovereign-citizen-sues-government-over-grammar/

These days, the U.S. Department of Justice and its investigators and prosecutors get accused of a lot of things by conspiracy-minded antigovernment extremists, but here’s ...

Washington ‘Sovereign’ Tax Preparer Sentenced to Prison
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/02/02/washington-sovereign-tax-preparer-sentenced-to-prison/

An accountant who took his antigovernment “sovereign citizen” views to work with him is going to prison, and many of his former clients are faced with huge, unpaid tax ...

Alaska Militiamen Again Charged With Murder Conspiracy
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/01/24/alaska-militiamen-again-charged-with-murder-conspiracy/

Like this winter’s near-record snowfall in Alaska, federal criminal charges keep piling up against imprisoned militia leader Francis Schaeffer Cox.With six additional federal ...