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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 ...

Jim Gilchrist Continues Denying Ties to Shawna Forde as He Tries to Revive Minutemen
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/08/05/jim-gilchrist-continues-denying-ties-to-shawna-forde-as-he-tries-to-revive-minutemen/

As the Minuteman Project attempts to restore its influence amid what some feel is a new crisis brewing on the border, the project’s co-founder Jim Gilchrist has been barnstorming ...

After Call to Arms, Nativist Extremist Leader Calls it Quits
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/03/26/after-call-to-arms-nativist-extremist-group-calls-it-quits/

A major nativist group known for its armed border patrols is disbanding.In a Monday E-mail to supporters, Minuteman Civil Defense Corps President Carmen Mercer said the MCDC ...

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 ...

Armed MCDC to ‘Forcefully Engage’ Border ‘Criminals’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/03/19/armed-mcdc-to-forcefully-engage-border-criminals/

The leader of the nativist extremist group Minuteman Civil Defense Corps (MCDC) publicly repudiates the use of illegal tactics to secure the border against undocumented immigrants. ...

Minutemen | Hatewatch – Part 5
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/page/5/?s=minutemen

Members of the South Carolina chapter of the Minutemen Civil Defense Corps, who distribute literature claiming "hundreds of our children are raped by illegal ...

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” ...

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 ...

Minuteman Florida State Convention Set To Begin
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/06/24/minuteman-florida/

Minuteman Civil Defense Corps state director Bill Landes estimated 15 to 20 members of the MCDC from across Florida, along with MCDC founder Chris Simcox, would attend the ...