Michigan Militia

Republican leaders join anti-Whitmer rally outside Capitol after FBI reports murder plot against her

BY: - October 8, 2020

Hours after news broke about a militia plot to kidnap and kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) and State House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) took to the Capitol steps during a right-wing anti-Whitmer rally Thursday. “This is no time to be weak in our commitment to freedom,” Shirkey said to the […]

Law enforcement uncover militia plot to kidnap and possibly kill Whitmer, storm Capitol, incite civil war

BY: - October 8, 2020

A militia plot to violently overthrow the Michigan government, kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and subdue members of state law enforcement before Nov. 3 were foiled Wednesday evening, thanks to a massive joint effort between state and federal law enforcement. Details of the elaborate plot were announced Thursday at a press conference with Attorney General Dana […]