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‘Sovereign Citizen’ Leader Goes on Trial for Tax Fraud
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/03/20/sovereign-citizen-leader-goes-on-trial-for-tax-fraud/

Federal prosecutors opened the trial of one the nation’s most prominent “sovereign citizens” leaders by portraying him as nothing more than a con man who used antigovernment ...

Alaska Birther Launches ‘Sovereign’ Attack on ‘Mulatto’ Obama
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/02/24/alaska-birther-launches-sovereign-attack-on-mulatto-obama/

An Alaska man who is challenging President Barack Obama’s eligibility for office on the grounds that the president is a “mulatto” based his complaint on an argument ...

Sovereign ‘President’ Sentenced to 18 Years in Federal Prison for Tax Crimes
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/07/31/sovereign-president-sentenced-to-18-years-in-federal-prison-for-tax-crimes/

James Timothy Turner, the president of the largest antigovernment “sovereign citizen” group in the country, was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison on Wednesday for ...

Colorado Man Shot Dead by Police May Have Been ‘Sovereign’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/06/20/colorado-man-shot-dead-by-police-may-have-been-%e2%80%98sovereign%e2%80%99/

Lewis PollardThe investigation continued Thursday into another violent confrontation between authorities and a suspected antigovernment  “sovereign citizen,” a 61-year-old ...

‘Sovereign Citizen’ Leader Arrested in Texas
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/12/12/sovereign-citizen-leader-arrested-in-texas/

Antigovernment scofflaw Robert Fox used to make big money teaching clients how to outwit the legal system. But last week, Fox — a fugitive wanted in Texas on a felony charge ...

Sovereigns Arrested After Police Stand-off Near Spokane
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/08/09/sovereigns-arrested-after-police-stand-off-near-spokane/

Two antigovernment “sovereign citizens” who refused to get out of their truck – only to be surrounded by SWAT teams near Spokane, Wash. –  ultimately were arrested ...

Nevada Authorities: Possibly More Involved in ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Plot to Kidnap, Execute Police Officers
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/08/23/nevada-authorities-possibly-more-involved-in-sovereign-citizen-plot-to-kidnap-execute-police-officers/

Las Vegas authorities may be looking for additional suspects, likely members of the antigovernment  “sovereign citizens” movement, after the arrest this week of a couple ...

Unusual, Hippie-Like ‘Sovereign Citizens’ Arrested in N.Y.
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/08/15/unusual-hippie-like-sovereign-citizens-arrested-in-n-y/

Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, they’re not. Self-styled antigovernment “sovereign citizens” with dreadlocks, looking for a videotaped confrontation with law enforcement ...

Atlanta ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Sentenced to Six Years for Possessing a Firearm
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/07/30/atlanta-sovereign-citizen-sentenced-to-six-years-for-possessing-a-firearm/

A 40-year-old Georgia man who authorities say was part of a ring of antigovernment “sovereign citizens” squatting in high-end homes near Atlanta, claiming them as their ...

Hi, I’m a Sovereign Citizen! – Group to Write Letters to Police
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/01/20/hi-im-a-sovereign-citizen-group-to-write-letters-to-police/

They already have alternate identification cards and travel warrants. Now, all Tim Turner thinks he needs is an introduction to police and some good old-fashioned face time ...