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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 ...

Alabama Sovereigns Convicted on Tax Charges; Buried $350K in Gold
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/07/alabama-sovereigns-convicted-on-tax-charges-buried-350k-in-gold/

A federal jury in Alabama has found antigovernment “sovereign citizens” Monty and Patricia Ervin guilty of tax evasion and conspiracy to defraud the United States. The ...

‘Sovereign Citizens’ Indicted in Tucson
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/09/15/sovereign-citizens-indicted-in-tucson/

Marshall Home, a one-time Tucson mayoral candidate, and Margaret Elizabeth Broderick, a disciple of the 1990s Montana Freemen money scams, have been indicted by a federal ...

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 ...

‘Sovereign Citizen’ Killed in Altercation with Police in Arizona
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/06/22/sovereign-citizen-killed-in-altercation-with-police-in-arizona/

An antigovernment “sovereign citizen” who was shot dead Sunday night by police in Arizona appears to have been involved with a major sovereign group called the Republic ...

Businessman, Using ‘Sovereign’ Tactics, Loses Control of Pizza Chain
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/06/15/businessman-using-sovereign-tactics-loses-control-of-pizza-chain/

This is a story for the "So you thought rich business owners are smarter than you are" file.A man who epitomizes the American dream – a Greek immigrant who started out as ...

‘Sovereign Citizen’ Couple Resigns from Alabama State Defense Force
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/02/25/alabama-couple-active-in-sovereign-citizen-movement-resigns-from-state-defense-force/

A veteran homicide detective in Sarasota, Fla. – lured by the burgeoning appeal of “sovereign citizen” ideology – was fired last week after  he had “seceded” ...

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 ...

Colorado American Legion Post Hosts Nativist Haters
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/08/26/colorado-american-legion-post-hosts-nativist-haters/

Although it was called a “national security convention,” the three-day event hosted by a Denver-area American Legion post last week was concerned about one thing: illegal ...