The Rise of Militias and Hate Groups in the U.S.

Lobby Day in Richmond, Virginia. Lobby Day was in support of new bill supporting 10th amendment and 2nd amendment rights.  - Flickr user formatted_dad

Lobby Day in Richmond, Virginia. Lobby Day was in support of new bill supporting 10th amendment and 2nd amendment rights.

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The Rise of Militias and Hate Groups in the U.S.

A Christian militia in Michigan is charged with plotting against the U.S. and attempting to deploy weapons of mass destruction. How a weak economy, the election of the first African-American president and political extremism are fueling...

A Christian militia in Michigan is charged with plotting against the U.S. and attempting to deploy weapons of mass destruction. How a weak economy, the election of the first African-American president and political extremism are fueling the rise of militias and hate groups.

Guests

Mark Potok

Director, Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center, the group's latest report, "Rage on the Right," documents the growth in the number of hate and extremist groups.

Chip Berlet

a senior analyst with Political Research Associates and a veteran freelance writer who specializes in investigating right-wing social movements.

Carrie Johnson

reporter, The Washington Post.

Carolyn Brown

an Assistant Professor at American University, School of Communication, and a documentary filmmaker.

Michael Lackomar

Livingston County Team Leader for the Southeast Michigan Volunteer Militia

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