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‘Sovereign Citizen’ Sentenced for ‘Deadly Force’ Threats
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/12/05/sovereign-citizen-sentenced-for-deadly-force-threats/

An antigovernment “sovereign citizen” will spend 40 months in prison for threatening to use “deadly force” to arrest various government officials, including the mayor ...

Sovereign Citizen Targets Supreme Court Chief Justice and FBI Director
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/29/sovereign-citizen-targets-supreme-court-chief-justice-and-fbi-director/

Anti-government sovereign citizens will file frivolous paperwork against anyone – even mailing their bogus legal documents to the home of the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme ...

Additional Charges Filed in Alaska Militia Case
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/23/additional-charges-filed-in-alaska-militia-case/

Heavily armed members of the Alaska Peacemaker Militia, equipped with live grenades and assault rifles, stopped private citizens, demanded identifications and prevented some ...

Another ‘Sovereign’ Guilty of Filing Bogus Tax Returns
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/08/another-sovereign-guilty-of-filing-bogus-tax-returns/

A Washington accountant with ties to the antigovernment “sovereign citizens” movement has pleaded guilty to preparing false income tax returns that cheated the U.S. government ...

Feds Hope to Deny Bail to Alaska Militia Suspect
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/07/feds-hope-to-deny-bail-to-alaska-militia-suspect/

Why would a 53-year-old woman be carrying around recipes for homemade  explosives and information on the deadly poison ricin?Federal authorities in Alaska say they aren’t ...

Alaska Militia Supporter Arrested at Canadian Border
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/02/alaska-militia-supporter-arrested-at-canadian-border/

A fifth person – a 53-year-old woman who appears enthralled with the antigovernment sovereign citizen movement – has been arrested in the ongoing investigation of the ...

Despite Dismissal, Alaska Militia Leader Still Facing Serious Charges
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/01/alaska-militia-leader-still-facing-serious-charges/

Serious federal conspiracy and firearms charges remain in place against Alaska militia leader Francis Schaeffer Cox, and he’s still in jail, even though state murder-conspiracy ...

Alaska Judge Dismisses Electronic Surveillance in Alaska Militia Case
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/10/18/alaska-judge-dismisses-electronic-surveillance-in-alaska-militia-case/

A state judge in Alaska has ruled that more than 100 hours of audio and video surveillance is inadmissible in the trial of Schaeffer Cox, the boyish militia leader who was ...

Accused Alaska Militia Leader Boasted of Rockets, Bombs, Cavalry
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/09/13/accused-alaska-militia-leader-boasted-of-rockets-bombs-cavalry/

Alaska militia leader Francis Schaeffer Cox discussed “overthrowing the federal government by violent means” after establishing a common law court system and recruiting ...

News Roundup for August 19, 2011
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/08/19/news-roundup-for-august-19-2011/

One of the teens charged with the brutal beating and murder of an African-American man in Jackson, Miss., is now charged with capital murder. Deryl Dedmon, 19, is accused ...