• Tue. Jan 18th, 2022


All content has been processed with publicly available content spinners. Not for human consumption.

Capitol riot: Oath Keepers leader charged with seditious conspiracy

Sedition charges are exceptionally rare in modern US history, and were last applied by federal prosecutors to a Michigan militia in 2010. The group, who were alleged to have plotted an attack on police officers, were acquitted by a judge who ruled that their violent rhetoric did not indicate a “concrete agreement to forcibly oppose the United States government”.