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Extremist Christian Group Members Charged in Detroit

Nine people arrested over the weekend believed to be connected to an extremist Christian Militia have been charged in federal court in Detroit.

Nine members of a Michigan-based Christian militia group have been indicted on sedition and weapons charges in connection with an alleged plot to murder law enforcement officers in hopes of setting off an anti-government uprising.

In court filings unsealed Monday, the Justice Department accused the nine people of planning to kill an unidentified law enforcement officer, then plant improvised explosive devices of a type used by insurgents in Iraq to attack the funeral procession.

The Indictment (available here) was returned on March 23 and unsealed today. According to the Times: [More...]

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