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Arizona Bar Admonishes Oath Keepers Founder Stewart Rhodes
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/06/29/arizona-bar-admonishes-oath-keepers-founder-stewart-rhodes/

It turns out Stewart Rhodes, the Yale-educated lawyer who founded the Oath Keepers to encourage police and military personnel to disobey orders they deem unconstitutional, ...

Hatewatch Headlines 12/19/14
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/12/19/hatewatch-headlines-121914/

Wenatchee World (WA): Victims’ family members sue U.S. Army over Georgia murders committed by militia cell.Media Matters: Bill O’Reilly tells African-Americans they should ...

Oath Keepers Ordered to Stop Providing Security for Ferguson Businesses 
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/12/03/oath-keepers-ordered-to-stop-providing-security-for-ferguson-businesses/

[caption id="attachment_18327" align="alignright" width="300"] An Oath Keeper stands atop a business in Ferguson, Mo. (Source: Oath Keepers.)[/caption]Local authorities have ...

Political Right Reacts With Fury to Obama Immigration Plan
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/11/21/political-right-reacts-with-fury-to-obama-immigration-plan/

Broad swaths of the far right reacted with outrage and accusations of looming dictatorship to President Obama’s announcement last night of unilateral moves to allow some ...

Border Militiamen Detaining Immigrants, Sowing Fear Among Camp’s Neighbors
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/10/09/border-militiamen-detaining-immigrants-sowing-fear-among-camps-neighbors/

Border militiaman K.C. Massey III was slightly apologetic about detaining three border-crossing immigrants during one of his outfit’s vigilantepatrols awhile back—handcuffing ...

Indiana Sheriff with Antigovernment Views Creates Stir by Traveling to Bundy Ranch
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/05/07/indiana-sheriff-with-antigovernment-views-creates-stir-by-traveling-to-bundy-ranch/

Brad Rogers, the sheriff of Indiana’s Elkhart County, is a lot like other self-described “constitutional sheriffs.” They are convinced that their extremist interpretation ...

Militiamen and Oath Keepers Drew Weapons, Threatened to Kill Each Other
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/05/02/militiamen-and-oath-keepers-drew-weapons-threatened-to-kill-each-other/

[caption id="attachment_14513" align="alignright" width="300"] Cliven Bundy with militia supporters[/caption]The right-wing media tried to sell Americans on the idea that ...

Back at the Bundy Ranch, It’s Oath Keepers vs. Militiamen as Wild Rumors Fly
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/04/30/back-at-the-bundy-ranch-its-oath-keepers-vs-militiamen-as-wild-rumors-fly/

[caption id="attachment_14655" align="alignright" width="300"] Stewart Rhodes at the Bundy ranch[/caption]It was the imminent drone attack that finally did it.Paranoid rumors ...

Federal Retreat in Nevada ‘Range War’ Gives Green Light to Extremists
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/04/17/federal-retreat-in-nevada-range-war-gives-green-light-to-extremists/

The antigovernment “Patriots” and heavily armed militia members backing Cliven Bundy in his “range war” with the Bureau of Land Management were thrilled by the apparent ...

Not Every ‘Patriot’ is Rushing to Nevada Standoff
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/04/11/not-every-patriot-is-rushing-to-nevada-standoff/

Not every gun-worshiping, Second Amendment-quoting “Patriot” thinks it’s a good idea for militia members to descend armed to the teeth on the Nevada desert to confront ...