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Court orders U.S. militia members held without bond

A U.S. appeals court has ordered that five Midwestern militia members accused of plotting to kill police and wage a war against the government remain in prison until their trial. Full story

Evidential challenges may get Hutaree out of jail

   Rachel Maddow reports that the judge in the case of the nine Hutaree militia members could allow the members to leave jail until their trial begins.

Feds tell judge she’s misreading militia case

Federal prosecutors trying to keep nine militia members in jail say that they don't need to show there was imminent danger when they charged them with plotting war against the government Full story

Newsweek: Indicted dealer sold guns to Hutaree militia

A Michigan-based firearms dealer indicted this week on an unrelated federal gun charge had sold about half dozen weapons to members of the extremist "Hutaree" militia group that was plotting to assassinate law enforcement agents, a federal law enforcement official tells Declassified.

Newsweek: Ex-Marine allegedly gave Hutaree a 'hit list'

A former U.S. Marine rifle expert supplied the extremist Christian "Hutaree" militia with a "hit list" of federal judges and elected officials and served as the group's "heavy gunner" who was responsible for providing a "significant volume of firepower" against designated law-enforcement targets, ac

Newsweek: Hutaree militia included former soldier, Marine

Federal investigators have discovered that two members of the extremist Michigan-based Hutaree militia group charged with plotting to assassinate law-enforcement officers are former U.S. military servicemen, including a Marine Corps corporal who was a Persian Gulf War veteran and decorated expert ri

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Militia’s influence appears limited to group

FBI sees little chance of copycat militia plots


  Group sees 'explosion' of militia groups

The Southern Poverty Law Center's Mark Potok says the arrest of Michigan-based anti-government militia "Hutaree" is a sign of the resurging radical right.

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Christian militia group Hutaree
Christian militia group Hutaree

This screen grab made Monday March 29, 2010 from the Christian militia group Hutaree's site allegedly shows training videos. Nine suspects tied to a Christian militia that was preparing for the Antichrist were charged with conspiring to kill police officers, then kill scores more by attacking a fune