Sam Jackson; "A Schema of Right-Wing Extremism in the United States" (ICCT Policy Brief 2019 ) "Over the past two years, and in the wake of deadly attacks in Charlottesville and Pittsburgh, attention paid to right-wing extremism in the United States … Continue reading A Schema of Right-Wing Extremism in the United States
Sam Jackson; "Conspiracy Theories in the Patriot/Militia Movement" (2017) "This paper provides a primer on conspiracy theories in the patriot/militia movement. After introducing the movement, it describes the basic features of conspiracy theories. It then walks through several prominent and … Continue reading Conspiracy Theories in the Patriot/Militia Movement
J.M. Berger; "Without Prejudice: What Sovereign Citizens Believe" (2016) "When surveyed, United States law enforcement consistently ranks sovereign citizens as the top domestic extremist threat, even greater than that presented by homegrown jihadists. Despite the considerable size of the movement, … Continue reading Without Prejudice: What Sovereign Citizens Believe
Michelle M. Mallek; "Uncommon law: understanding and quantifying the sovereign citizen movement" (2016) "This thesis examines possible reasons why some organizations overuse the term sovereign citizen. To do so, the thesis discusses various behaviors that sovereign citizens typically undertake, describes … Continue reading Uncommon law: understanding and quantifying the sovereign citizen movement
Devon M. Bell; "The sovereign citizen movement: the shifting ideological winds" (2016) "The FBI has identified the Sovereign Citizen Movement (SCM) as a significant threat to the domestic security of the United States. The movement’s adherents are capable of significant … Continue reading The sovereign citizen movement: the shifting ideological winds
Mellie Ligon; "The Sovereign Citizen Movement: A Comparative Analysis with Similar Foreign Movements and Takeaways for the United States Judicial System" 35 Emory Int'l L. Rev. 297 (2021). "The Moorish Sovereign Citizens Movement began as an offshoot of the overarching … Continue reading The Sovereign Citizen Movement: A Comparative Analysis with Similar Foreign Movements and Takeaways for the United States Judicial System
Brian S. Slater; "The Sovereign Citizen Movement: An Empirical Study on the Rise in Activity, Explanations of Growth, and Policy Prescriptions" Law enforcement officials have yet to determine how many Sovereigns are active in the United States, where they are … Continue reading The Sovereign Citizen Movement: An Empirical Study on the Rise in Activity, Explanations of Growth, and Policy Prescriptions
Francis X. Sullivan, J.D. “The Usurping Octopus of Jurisdictional Authority: The Legal Theories of the Sovereign Citizen Movement” (1999) University of Wisconsin Law School, Class of 2000; M.A., University of Maryland, 1990; B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, 1987) This 30 page analysis … Continue reading The Usurping Octopus of Jurisdictional Authority: The Legal Theories of the Sovereign Citizen Movement
The U.S. Anti-Defamation League, "The Lawless Ones: The Resurgence of the Sovereign Citizen Movement" (2012) https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/lawless-ones-2012-edition-web-final.pdf . https://www.adl.org/sites/default/files/documents/assets/pdf/combating-hate/Lawless-Ones-2012-Edition-WEB-final.pdf https://freemandelusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/lawless-ones-2012-edition-web-final.pdfShare this:TweetMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppEmailPocketTelegramLike this:Like Loading...
The National Center for State Courts, "The Anti-Government Movement Guidebook" (1999) https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/anti-gov_movement_guidebook.pdf . http://www.tulanelink.com/pdf/anti-gov_movement_guidebook.pdf https://freemandelusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/anti-gov_movement_guidebook.pdfShare this:TweetMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppEmailPocketTelegramLike this:Like Loading...
"The Sovereign Ascendant: Financial Collapse, Status Anxiety, and the Rebirth of the Sovereign Citizen Movement" by Edwin Hodge (Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada) As many scholars have noted, periods of economic or social unrest often bring … Continue reading The Sovereign Ascendant: Financial Collapse, Status Anxiety, and the Rebirth of the Sovereign Citizen Movement
Taking Rights Seriously | Judge Andrew P. Napolitano Judge Andrew P. Napolitano serves on the Board of Directors of the Mises Institute, and is the Institute's Distinguished Scholar in Law and Jurisprudence. He is Senior Judicial Analyst at Fox News, former … Continue reading Natural law v Positivism
US sheriffs rebel against state mask orders even as Covid-19 spreads Growing resistance is related to far-right movement that claims sheriffs must defy laws they believe are unconstitutional Sheriffs around the country are refusing to enforce or are even actively … Continue reading The principles of the Posse reemerge half a century later
Ernie Tertelgte is an interesting OPCA character. He was initially only charged for fishing without a fishing licence, but was notably passionate in his in-court responses. As is often the alleged conclusion with OPCA mentions, he “dismissed the matter” and … Continue reading Sovereign characters
David Wynn Miller, (or Judge: DavidWynn: Miller as he prefers 1) was another prominent guru of the sovereign citizen movement, and had capitalised to the extreme on the existing concept that uppercase lettering in peoples names implies a dead corporate … Continue reading David Wynn Miller
Winston Shrout One of the most prominent sovereign citizen gurus in the United States, 1 a man whose videos and seminars have attracted thousands of people, and has been one of the most influential leaders of the Redemption Movement, is … Continue reading Winston Shrout and Jordan Maxwell
Another notable Sovereign Citizen group were the Montana Freemen an anti-government Christian Patriot movement group based outside the town of Jordan, Montana. The members of the group referred to their land as "Justus Township" and had declared themselves no longer under … Continue reading The Montana Freeman
This section attempts, among other things, to construct what in biology is called a phylogeny: a family tree of related existing species and their ancestors. This tool helps explain the interrelationships of those organisms and the selective pressures that led … Continue reading The Posse Comitatus and Roger Elvic
Sovereign Citizens: An Introduction for Law Enforcement 1 The U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Domestic Terrorism Operations Unit II, November 2010 Bulletin https://freemandelusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/sovereign-citizens-an-introduction-for-law-enforcement-2010.pdf Sovereign Citizens: A Growing Domestic Threat to Law Enforcement 2 The U.S. Department of … Continue reading The United States Response
Sovereign Citizen ideology, and therefore modern OPCA thought, is based on the white supremacist Christian Identity sect just as surely as Richard Butler's Aryan Nations and Thom Robb's Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The importance lay in its particular … Continue reading The white supremacist foundations of modern OPCA thought.