The Intelligence Project identified 1,096 anti-government “Patriot” groups that were active in 2013.
The Intelligence Project identified 1,096 antigovernment “Patriot” groups that were active in 2013. Of these groups, 240 were militias, marked with an asterisk, and the remainder includes “common-law” courts, publishers, ministries and citizens’ groups. Generally, Patriot groups define themselves as opposed to the “New World Order,” engage in groundless conspiracy theorizing, or advocate or adhere to extreme antigovernment doctrines. Listing here does not imply that the groups themselves advocate or engage in violence or other criminal activities, or are racist. The list was compiled from field reports, Patriot publications, the Internet, law enforcement sources and news reports. Groups are identified by the city, county or region where they are located.
Read the full list of "Patriot" groups that were active in 2013 here.