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Active Patriot Groups in the US in 2016

The Intelligence Project identified 623 extreme antigovernment groups that were active in 2016.

Of these groups, 165 were militias, marked with an asterisk, and the remainder included “common-law” courts, publishers, ministries, and citizens’ groups. Generally, such 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, group publications, the Internet, law enforcement sources and news reports. This list does not document activism that takes place only online by individuals or groups, whether on Facebook, VK, or similar online forums, which is a growing activity by all extremists. Groups are identified by the city, county or region where they are located.


The number of “Patriot” antigovernment groups has fluctuated wildly in the last two decades, peaking in 2012 with 1,360 groups. But the percentage of the count that consists of militias, meaning groups that actively engage in military-style training, has diminished over the years. This may be the result of several criminal conspiracies involving militias in recent years that led to the demise of some of them.

ALABAMA (16)

III% Security Force*
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

Alabama Constitutional Militia*
Clanton

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Alabama
Adamsville
Montgomery

Eagle Forum
Birmingham

Freedom Yell
Ozark

Free Patriot Press
Birmingham

John Birch Society
Mobile

LewRockwell.com
Auburn

Limestone County Constitution Party
Athens

Oath Keepers
Bay Minette

Republic for the united States of America
Dothan

South Alabama Militia*
Dothan

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Shelby County

ALASKA (10)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

Alaska Citizens Militia*
Nikiski

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Anchorage Municipality Defense Force*
Anchorage

Central Alaska Militia*
Delta Junction

Constitution Party of Alaska
Soldotna

Eagle Forum
Cordova

Oath Keepers
Anchorage

South Central Patriots*
Wasilla

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Statewide

ARIZONA (24)

III% Security Force*
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Arizona Militia*
Glendale

Arizona State Militia*
Flagstaff
Kingman
Parker
Phoenix
Sierra Vista
Tucson

Constitution Party
Tempe

Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association
Higley

Eagle Forum
Glendale

Hour of the Time
Eagar

Molon Labe
Phoenix

Oath Keepers
Chino Valley
Phoenix
Pima County
Prescott Valley

Outpost of Freedom
Tucson

Riders United for a Sovereign America, Corp.
Phoenix

Surprise Tea Party Patriots
Surprise

Three Percenters - The III%er
Navajo County

You Have the Right
Statewide

ARKANSAS (11)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Arkansas State Militia Corps*
Mansfield

Constitution Party of Arkansas
Fayetteville

Eagle Forum
Little Rock

Oath Keepers
Logan County
Pope County
Union County
Van Buren

Secure Arkansas
Little Rock

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Faulkner County

CALIFORNIA (32)

III% United Patriots*
Sunnyvale

American Independent Party
Vacaville

American Patriots III%
Statewide

California State Militia*
Fresno
Modoc County
Sacramento County
San Francisco
Victorville

Constitution Club, The
Hemet

Constitution Party
San Leandro

DEMOCRATS AGAINST U.N. AGENDA 21
Santa Rosa

Eagle Forum
Santa Rosa

Educate Yourself
Costa Mesa

Free Enterprise Society
Fresno

Free Republic
Fresno

Guardians of the Oath
Orange County

HISAdvocates.org
Costa Mesa

Jeremiah Films
Los Angeles

Liberty Under Fire Freedom Fighters
Taft

Oath Keepers
Anaheim
Apple Valley
Citrus Heights
Riverside
San Diego County*

Resistance--Mark Dice’s Official Website, The
San Diego

Tenth Amendment Center
Los Angeles

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Fresno County

United States Justice Foundation
Ramona

Ventura County Tea Party
Ventura

Washitaw Empire de Dugdahmoundyah
San Pedro

We Are Change
Fresno
Los Angeles

COLORADO (11)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Constitution Party
Arvada

American Freedom Network
Johnstown

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Eagle Forum
Brighton

Freedom First Society
Colorado Springs

Oath Keepers
Statewide

Team Law
Grand Junction

Three Percenters - The III%er
Douglas County

We Are Change
Statewide
Walsenburg

CONNECTICUT (8)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Eagle Forum
Ridgefield

John Birch Society
Southington

Oath Keepers
Hartford

Post & Email, The
Stafford

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Hartford County

We Are Change
Waterbury

DELAWARE (4)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

John Birch Society
Newark

Oath Keepers
Statewide

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (4)

Renew America
Washington, DC

Special Operations Speaks
Washington, DC

WND Books
Washington, DC

WorldNetDaily
Washington, DC

FLORIDA (28)

III% Security Force
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

Agenda21Today
Shady Grove

American Coalition 4 Property Rights
St. Lucie

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Florida
The Villages

Eagle Forum
Sanibel

Florida Constitutional Guard*
Gainesville

Florida Militia*
Central
Northeast
Northwest
Southern

Freedom Law School
Brooksville

John Birch Society
Statewide

KrisAnne Hall
Wellborn

Liberty First
Wellborn

Now the End Begins
Jacksonville

Oath Keepers
Alachua County
Statewide

Sarasota Patriots
Sarasota

Southeast Constitutional Militia*
Sarasota

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Orange County

Tri-County Tea Party (FL) (Villages Conservative Action Group)
Lady Lake

Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children
Sarasota

We Are Change
Orlando
Palm Beach
Tampa

Wild Bill for America
South Daytona

GEORGIA (14)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Georgia
Woodstock

Discount Book Distributors/The Patriot Depot
Powder Springs

Eagle Forum
Marietta

Freedom Fighter Radio
Martinez

John Birch Society
Barnesville

Liberty Alliance
Powder Springs

Oath Keepers
Duluth
Gainesville
Warner Robins

Sovereign Filing Solutions
Morrow

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Wilkinson County

True Patriots
Dallas

HAWAII (3)

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party
Keaau

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Honolulu County

IDAHO (13)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

AVOW (Another Voice of Warning)
Rigby

Christian Exodus
Statewide

Constitution Party of Idaho
Coeur d’Alene

Eagle Forum
Ada County

Idaho Light Foot Militia*
Kootenai County
Meridian
Priest River

Oath Keepers
Bonner County
Moyie Springs

People for Constitutional Freedom (P4CF)*
Emmett

The Voice of Idaho
Boise

ILLINOIS (16)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Illinois
Metropolis

Eagle Forum
Statewide

Illinois Sons of Liberty*
Champaign County
Iroquois County
Lake County
McLean County
Peoria County
Will County
Willowbrook

Next News Network
Northbrook

Oath Keepers
Woodstock

Three Percenters - The III%ers
DeWitt County

Three Percenters Club
Springfield

We Are Change
Chicago

INDIANA (16)

III% Security Force
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Indiana
Evansville

Constitution Preservation
Hammond

Eagle Forum
Indianapolis

Indianapolis Baptist Temple
Indianapolis

Indiana Sons of Liberty*
Huntington
North
Northeast
South
Southwest

Oath Keepers
Bedford

Outlaw Militia*
Hamilton County

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Hamilton County

Watchmen of Indiana*
Statewide

IOWA (6)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Iowa
Statewide

Eagle Forum
Orange City

Oath Keepers
Statewide

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Story County

KANSAS (6)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Oath Keepers
El Dorado
Southeast*

Prophecy Club Resources, The
Topeka

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Ellsworth County

KENTUCKY (12)

III% Security Force*
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

B’Nai YHWH Alaheim
Louisville

Constitution Party of Kentucky
Lexington

John Birch Society
La Grange

KY County Rangers*
Bath County

Oath Keepers
Ekron

Take Back Kentucky
Clarkson

Tea Party of Kentucky
Louisville

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Bullitt County

Watchmen of America
Lexington

LOUISIANA (9)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Louisiana
Baton Rouge

Eagle Forum
Shreveport

Oath Keepers
Central
Covington
Baton Rouge

Outlaw Militia*
Tangipahoa Parish

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Avoyelles Parish

MAINE (8)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

John Birch Society
Statewide

Maine Militia*
Bangor
Belfast

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Piscataquis County

Watchmen of Maine*
Sanford

We Are Change
Bangor

MARYLAND (7)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

America’s Survival, Inc.
Owings

Constitution Party of Maryland
Rockville

Kerodin.com
Gaithersburg

Oath Keepers
Statewide

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Statewide

MASSACHUSETTS (5)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Massachusetts
Framingham

John Birch Society
Statewide

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Worcester County

MICHIGAN (16)

III% Security Force
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party (U.S. Taxpayers Party of Michigan)
Grand Rapids

Delta 5 Mobile Light Infantry Militia*
Calhoun County

Genesee County Volunteer Militia*
Genesee

Jack Van Impe Ministries International
Troy

Lost Horizons
Commerce Township

Michigan Downriver Volunteer Militia*
Wyandotte

Oath Keepers
Statewide

Southeast Michigan Volunteer Militia*
Lapeer County
Livingston
Wayne County

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Isabella County

Three Percenters Club
Lansing

We Are Change
Grand Rapids

West Michigan Volunteer Militia*
Muskegon County

MINNESOTA (7)

III% Security Force*
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

Central Minnesota Tea Party
Saint Cloud

Constitution Party of Minnesota
Redwood Falls

Genesis Communication Network
Eagan

Oath Keepers
Saint Paul

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Crow Wing County

MISSISSIPPI (18)

III% Security Force
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Citizens Militia of Mississippi*
Batesville
Carroll County
Hickory Flat

Constitution Party of Mississippi
Seminary

Mississippi Militia*
Statewide

Mississippi Preparedness Project*
Harrison County
Northeast
Northwest
Statewide
Southwest
West

Mississippi Tea Party
Jackson

Oath Keepers*
Statewide

Outlaw Militia*
Gulfport

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Petal

MISSOURI (15)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

2nd Amendment Patches.com
Halltown

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Missouri
Piedmont

Eagle Forum
Statewide

John Birch Society
Statewide

Missouri Citizens Militia*
Leadwood

Missouri Militia*
Columbia
Houston
Joplin
Lebanon
Springfield

Oath Keepers
Statewide
St. Louis

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Cole County

MONTANA (10)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Eagle Forum
Billings

John Birch Society
Great Falls

Oath Keepers
Ennis
Eureka*
Statewide

Stand Up America U.S.
Bigfork

SteveQuayle.com
Bozeman

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Fergus County

NEBRASKA (5)

III% United Patriots*
Comstock

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Nebraska
Lincoln

Oath Keepers
Statewide

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Custer County

NEVADA (8)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party (Independent American Party)
Las Vegas

Eagle Forum
Elko

Oath Keepers
Las Vegas

Southern Nevada Militia*
Statewide

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Statewide

We Are Change
Las Vegas

NEW HAMPSHIRE (8)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

John Birch Society
Conway
Troy

Oath Keepers
Alstead

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Belknap County

We Are Change
Manchester

What Really Happened
Concord

NEW JERSEY (17)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party New Jersey
Palmyra

John Birch Society
Evesham Township
Flemington
Hanover
Keyport
Oakland
Totowa
Wantage

Oath Keepers
Cape May
Bergen County
North
Statewide

R.V. Bey Publications
Pleasantville

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Monmouth County

tomatobubble.com
Saddle Brook

NEW MEXICO (7)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Christian American Patriots Militia*
Bernalillo County

Constitution Party of New Mexico
Los Lunas

Oath Keepers
Statewide

Southern New Mexico Militia*
Doña Ana County

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Torrance County

NEW YORK (23)

III% United Patriots*
New York City

American Patriots III%
New York City
Statewide

Constitution Party of New York
Buffalo

John Birch Society
Garden City Park
Flushing
New York City

New York Mutual Assistance Group*
Statewide

Oath Keepers
Capital Region
Catskill
Central
Hudson Valley
Long Island
Southern Tier
Staten Island
Statewide
Thornwood
Warren County
Wayne County
Western

Sovereign News, The
New York City

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Herkimer County

We the People
Queensbury

NORTH CAROLINA (13)

III% Security Force*
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

America’s Remedy
Charlotte

Constitution Party of North Carolina
Charlotte

Eagle Forum
Statewide

Free North Carolina
Cape Carteret

John Birch Society
Charlotte
Crumpler

Oath Keepers
Piedmont Triad
Statewide

Stokes County Militia*
King

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Wake County

NORTH DAKOTA (5)

III% Security Force*
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of North Dakota
Bismarck

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Sheridan County

OHIO (13)

III% Security Force
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party
New Lebanon

John Birch Society
Statewide

Oath Keepers
Statewide
Toledo

Ohio Defense Force Home Guard*
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Zanesville

Ohio Minutemen Militia*
Oak Harbor

Silver Shield Xchange
Cleveland

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Knox County

OKLAHOMA (9)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Oath Keepers
Canadian County
Carter County
Comanche County
Oklahoma City
Pawnee County

Overpasses for America
Tecumseh

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Pottawatomie County

OREGON (28)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

American Patriot Party
Ashland

Bearded Bastards
Statewide

Central Oregon Constitutional Guard
Redmond

Constitution Party
Grants Pass

Eagle Forum
Portland

Embassy of Heaven
Stayton

Freedom From Government
Hillsboro

Heirs of Patrick Henry
Statewide

McCutcheons Ink.
Central Point

News With Views
Merlin

Oath Keepers
Benton County
Columbia County
Douglas County
Josephine County*
Lane County
Linn County
Marion County
Polk County
Redmond
Washington County

Oregon Militia Alliance*
Statewide

Pacific Patriots Network*
Grants Pass

Southern Oregon Constitutional Guard
Southern

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Crook County

Voice of Freedom, The
Klamath Falls

West Valley Constitutional Guard*
Yamhill County

PENNSYLVANIA (16)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

Alt Market
Pittsburgh

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Berks County Patriots
Blandon

Constitution Party
Lancaster
Osceola

John Birch Society
Harleysville
Pittsburgh

Oath Keepers
Armstrong
Berks County
Statewide

Pennsylvania American Patriot Radio
Crawford County

Pennsylvania Light Foot Militia*
Westmoreland County

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Northumberland County

Unsolicited Opinion with Maggie, The
Norristown

Western PA Liberty Forum
Grove City

RHODE ISLAND (5)

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Oath Keepers
Northern

Rhode Island Citizen Militia*
Statewide

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Statewide

We Are Change
Providence

SOUTH CAROLINA (8)

III% Security Force*
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of South Carolina
Taylors

John Birch Society
Statewide

Oath Keepers
Charleston

South Carolina Light Foot Militia*
Horry County

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Sumter County

SOUTH DAKOTA (4)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

Constitution Party of South Dakota
Sioux Falls

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Stanley County

Three Percenters Club
Statewide

TENNESSEE (10)

III% Security Force*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party
Montgomery County

Eagle Forum
Nashville

East Tennessee Mountain Militia*
Knoxville

Lawful Path
Lynnville

National Black Robe Regiment
Springfield

Oath Keepers
Knoxville

Three Percenters Club*
Nashville

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Smith County

TEXAS (32)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

Adask’s Law
Garland

American Patriots III%
Statewide

American Patriot Party
Statewide

Brave New Books
Austin

Constitution Party of Texas
Princeton

Eagle Forum
Anderson

Freedom School
Austin

Golden Triangle Militia*
Groves
Orange

Groups Against Agenda 21
Sulphur Springs

Infowars.com
Austin

John Birch Society
Dallas
Houston
Robinson

Oath Keepers
Dallas
High Plains
Northeast
Upper Rio Grande

Outlaw Militia*
Statewide

Republic Broadcasting
Round Rock

Republic of Texas
Bastrop County

Rule of Law Radio
Austin

Silver Bear Café
Garland

Texas Eagle Forum
Dallas

Texas Lightfoot Militia*
Anderson County
Cherokee County
Gregg County
Henderson County
Smith County

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Comanche County

TURF - Texans Uniting for Reform and Freedom
San Antonio

UTAH (9)

III% Security Force
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Utah
Bountiful

Eagle Forum
South Jordan

Liberty RoundTable
Highland

Oath Keepers
Salt Lake City

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Sevier County

Utah Light Foot Militia*
Tooele County, UT

VERMONT (4)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Oath Keepers
Randolph

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Orange County

VIRGINIA (33)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

American Policy Center
Warrenton

Constitutional Rights PAC
Alexandria

Constitution Party of Virginia
Newport News

Declaration Alliance
Herndon

GrassTopsUSA Inc.
Lorton

Gun Owners of America
Springfield

John Birch Society
Fredericksburg
Petersburg

Oath Keepers
Bedford County
Botetourt County
Craig County
Culpeper County
Dinwiddie
Fairfax County
Franklin County
Fredericksburg
Goochland
Hampton
Mechanicsville
Middlesex County
New River Valley
Orange County
Pittsylvania-Henry
Prince William County
Roanoke
Scottsville
Statewide
Winchester

Outlaw Militia*
Albemarle County

Tea Party Patriots
Merrifield

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Buckingham County

WASHINGTON (16)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Citizen Review Online
Sequim

Constitution Party of Washington
Spokane Valley

DTM Enterprises
Ephrata

Eagle Forum
Lynden

Liberty For All III%*
Yakima

Oath Keepers
Statewide

Stevens County Assembly
Chewelah

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Pierce County

Washington Light Foot Militia*
Clark County
Grant County
Skamania County
Spokane County
Yakima County

We Are Change
Spokane

WEST VIRGINIA (5)

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of West Virginia
Martinsburg

Oath Keepers
Statewide

Three Percenters - The III%ers
Statewide

WISCONSIN (11)

:David-Wynn: Miller
Milwaukee

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Opinion Foundation, Inc.
Appleton

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Wisconsin
Milwaukee

Eagle Forum
Milwaukee

John Birch Society
Appleton
Menomonee Falls

Oath Keepers
North
Northeast
Port Washington

WYOMING (5)

III% Security Force*
Statewide

III% United Patriots*
Statewide

American Patriots III%
Statewide

Constitution Party of Wyoming
Torrington

Natural News
Cody