OATH KEEPERS

The Oath Keepers claims tens of thousands of present and former law enforcement officials and military veterans as members... it is one of the largest radical antigovernment groups in the U.S. today.

 

While it claims only to be defending the Constitution, it is based on a set of baseless conspiracy theories about the federal government working to destroy the liberties of Americans.

60 minutes
April 18, 2021

PATRIOT FRONT

Patriot Front is a white nationalist hate group with imagery that is patriotic American and traditional fascist.  The Front is dedicated to creating a "nation within a nation" that will be a "hard reset" of the current America and "a return to the traditions and virtues of our forefathers."  

 

Propaganda uses nationalist messages such as: America First (Nationalism)

Not Stolen - Conquered (Nationalism)

One Nation Against Invasion (Anti-Immigrant).

PROUD BOYS

Proud Boys is a far-right, neo-fascist, white-nationalist and male-only organization that promotes political violence.  It is known for instigating roving street fights with counter-demonstrators - notably at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville and also at BLM marches throughout the country.

Canada designated the Proud Boys as a terrorist group, citing their role in the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

III PERCENTERS

Three Percenters (3%ers, III%ers, and Threepers) are anti-government extremists who are part of the militia movement. The group advocates gun rights and resistance to U.S. government. The name derives from the false belief that only three percent of American colonists were actively fighting in the field against British forces at any given time during the American Revolution.

 

Three Percenters were present and wore emblematic gear or symbols during the riots and storming of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

New York Militia

The New York Militia -  previously assembled under the the New York Light Foot Militia - states its 4th, 5th, and 8th Constitutional Regiments are the first of what will be a revolutionary movement that will once again sweep the principles of Liberty and the Constitution across this oppressed state.

The 5th Constitutional Regiment includes Albany, Columbia, Greene,  and Rensselaer counties.

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