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  Militia Of Montana
We, at the Militia of Montana, are dedicated to ensuring that all Americans are educated to make an informed decision as to which direction America should go.
The Militia of Montana has been, and continues to be, a national focal point for assistiing Americans in forming their own grass roots organization dedicated to American's sovereignty and status as an independent nation among the nations of the world.
Learn the laws that govern the militia and how the militia has been used in the past to keep tyranny at bay.
www.militiaofmontana.com   (485 words)

  Warcraft III - Humans -> Units -> Militia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Militia are created by Peasants arming themselves at their Town Hall, Keep, or Castle.
Militia are on a timer of 45 seconds and will convert back to Peasants when their timer runs out.
Militia are used to defend your town when it is under attack.
www.battle.net /war3/human/units/militia.shtml   (687 words)

  Militia - LoveToKnow 1911
All ancient armies, with the exception of the personal guards of their leaders, were militias or national levies, remaining under arms for the war or the campaign and returning to their ordinary occupations at the close of each military episode.
In those days, the militia was a county force commanded by the lordslieutenant and officered by men of influence; it was not administered by the War Office.
Militias existed in name as organizations, for the production of more or less unwilling drafts for the line, but the fundamental militia obligation of defending the fatherland as distinct from defending the state, produced only local and occasional outbursts of guerrilla warfare.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Militia   (589 words)

  Militia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Militia was an alternate name for the Citizens Military Forces (CMF), the reserve units of the Australian Army between 1901 and 1980.
The exploits of the young and poorly trained soldiers of the 39th (Militia) Battalion during the rearguard action on the Kokoda Track remain celebrated to this day, as is the contribution of the 7th Brigade at the Battle of Milne Bay.
The left wing militias generally consider themselves to be freedom fighters and run the gamut of leftist causes, from the national liberation movements under foreign occupation, to the various terrorist groups such as the Red Brigades, and communist guerillas in Central America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Militia   (2215 words)

 Legal Definition of Militia
MILITIA - The military force of the nation, consisting of citizens called forth to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrection and repel invasion.
to provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining the militia, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in the service of the United States, reserving to the states respectively, the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia, according to the discipline prescribed by congress.
The militia belong to the states respectively, and are subject, both in their civil and military capacities, to the jurisdiction and laws of the state, except so far as these laws are controlled by acts of congress, constitutionally made.
www.lectlaw.com /def2/m110.htm   (574 words)

 The Militia Movement -- Extremism in America
Although the militia movement has declined in strength from its peak in early 1996, it remains an active movement, especially in the Midwest, and continues to cause a number of problems for law enforcement and the communities in which militia groups are active.
The militia movement is the youngest of the major right-wing anti-government movements in the United States (the sovereign citizen movement and the tax protest movement are the two others) yet it has seared itself into the American consciousness as virtually no other fringe movement has.
This argument would be amplified by later militia proponents (Gale himself died in the late 1980s) who claimed that militia groups were: (a) equivalent to the statutory militia; (b) not, however, controlled by the government; and (c) in fact, designed to oppose the government should it become tyrannical.
www.adl.org /learn/ext_us/Militia_M.asp?LEARN_Cat=Extremism&LEARN_SubCat=Extremism_in_America&xpicked=4&item=mm   (3132 words)

 Lebanese Forces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In opposition to an alliance of Palestinian and leftist Muslim militias, the Lebanese Forces (LF) were organized in 1977 under the leadership of Bachir Gemayel, as the military counterpart to the Lebanese Front, a political coalition.
The LF was initially a loose coalition of disparate Christian militias, including the Tigers (linked to former President Camille Chamoun's National Liberal Party, or "Ahrar") and the militant Guardians of the Cedars, led by Etienne Saqr, but was dominated by Gemayel's Phalange, the military wing of the Kataeb Party of Gemayel's father, Pierre Gemayel.
In 1994, Geagea was arrested on charges of attempting to undermine government authority by "maintaining a militia in the guise of a political party," of instigating acts of violence, and of committing assassinations during the Lebanese Civil War.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lebanese_Forces   (1025 words)

Never mind that leaders of two different militia groups in Michigan insisted that the suspects were not members of any militia group, and that indeed, they had been ejected from a meeting because of their extreme and violent talk.
When Richard Cohen, writing about the militia movement in The Washington Post, states that "they are armed to stay armed, a tautology that apparently is the sum and substance of their ideology," he demonstrates his ignorance of the political and social culture of those who join the militias.
One may not like the militia movement's political agenda, one may find its members' conspiracy theories troubling, and one may be offended by the idea that middle-class men and women are training with deadly weapons because of a fear that the government may someday attack them.
www.reason.com /9507/militia.jul.html   (6585 words)

 The Militia and the Constitution
Members of the militia would remain citizen-soldiers, and would comprise a force for stability--not urban mobs: [I]t is certain that no subjects or citizens, when legally armed and kept in due order by their masters, ever did the least mischief to any state.
As militia they may be subjected to fines of any amount, levied in a military manner; they may be subjected to corporal punishments of the most disgraceful and humiliating nature; and to death itself, by the sentence of a court-martial.
The language relating to the militia, which he chose for inclusion in what became the Constitution's Second and Fifth Amendments, was specific enough to satisfy both the supporters of the Renaissance militia ideal and the advocates of the Enlightenment theories of liberal democracy.
www.saf.org /LawReviews/FieldsAndHardy.html   (13616 words)

 Center for Legislative Archives - Guide to House Records: Chapter 4: Militia
The States retained the power to appoint the officers of the militia and the authority to train the militia according to the congressionally-mandated regimen of discipline.
The War of 1812 exposed serious deficiencies in the performance of the militia forces, and in 1815, Richard H. Wilde of Georgia proposed that a standing Committee on the Militia be established.
A Connecticut State Militia officers' committee in January 1832 demanded a reduction in the prescribed period of enrollment, pointing out: "The call upon Minors is resented by the avarice of parents and Masters, and the last few years, of the present period of service, is irksome to those, who are military subjects" (22A-G14.1).
www.archives.gov /legislative/guide/house/chapter-04-militia.html   (1176 words)

 Randy E. Barnett on militia/war on National Review Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The people the Founders referred to as the "general militia." Cell-phone calls from the plane have now revealed that it was members of the general militia, not organized law enforcement, who successfully prevented Flight 93 from reaching its intended target at the cost of their own lives.
Rather, that it was militia members who saved whatever was the terrorists' target — whether the White House or the Capitol — at the cost of their lives points in the direction of practical steps — in some cases the only practical steps — to reduce the damage cause by any future attacks.
Put aside the fact that the importance of the militia to a "the security of a free state" is hardwired into the text of the Constitution.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-barnett091801.shtml   (1179 words)

 What is the Militia?
The militia, contrary to the insistence of the media, is not an "anti-government hate group." It is not a group of uneducated, backwoods, inbred, hicks who date their sisters.
The unorganized militia (legally speaking) is made up of "...all able bodied males between the ages of 17 and 45..." We are all militia.
It was the unorganized militia that brought down that plane in Pennsylvania on September 11 and prevented it from reaching it's target.
www.awrm.org /mission.htm   (701 words)

 militia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Militias persisted through the Middle Ages, especially in England, Italy, and Germany; after the rise of large standing armies they declined.
Although the militia was valuable throughout the American Revolution, it proved undependable in the War of 1812.
Many in the militia movement were particularly angered by the FBI siege at Ruby Ridge, Idaho (1992), the destruction of the Branch Davidians at Waco, Tex. (1993), and the passage of the Brady Bill handgun control legislation (1993); these events spurred the further growth of the American militia movement in the 1990s.
www.bartleby.com /65/mi/militia.html   (339 words)

 History of the Militia and National Guard, John K. Mahon
The militia officers generally were affluent and influential Many of them, holding commissions from the Crown, were reluctant to sever ties with England.
York Since the militia seemed paralyzed, General Washington was obliged to make a substantial detachment from the Continental Army and sent it, under the command of Major General John Sullivan, to break the fighting power of the Iroquois Sullivan achieved that objective in l779.
Arthur Alexander,Jr.,"Service by Substitute in the Militia of Northampton and Lancaster Counties during the War of the Revolution," Military Affairs, LX (Fall 1945), pp.
www.potowmack.org /mahonch3.html   (4784 words)

 Revolutionary War   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Pennsylvania Militia was organized under an act of March 7, 1777, which provided for compulsory enrollment by the constables of all able-bodied male whites between the ages of eighteen and fifty-three.
Only in extreme cases was any individual militia man required to drill with his neighbors as many as twelve times each year, and at most he was called upon to perform during the entire course of the war, two or possibly three, short tours of active duty.
Membership in the Associators differed greatly from membership the militia, for, technically, enrollment in the Associators was voluntary, while membership in the militia was strictly compulsory with the obligation legally defined.
www.phmc.state.pa.us /bah/dam/military/revwar.htm   (1148 words)

 James B. Whisker: Militia Treatises
Definitive historical treatise on the militia in colonial America.
The Colonial Militias of New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland
History of the militia in the United States from colonial times to the present.
www.constitution.org /jw/jbwhisker.htm   (124 words)

 New Jersey militia during the Revolutionary war
In addition, the militia had the duty of keeping the roads passable, guarding prisoners held for trial or transport, and guarding certain posts and positions,(such as the salt works along the coast) and hunting down brigands, thieves, and robbers when a County Sheriff needed help.
Washington began to learn how to use his militia better, by allowing them to act in the smaller units they were used to, haunting the flanks of the enemy and exploiting any weakness to attack, retreat, and attack again.
NJ also later in the war, enlisted militia men into special units of "state troops" which were militia units in longer terms of service, usually one year, but some were of 3, 6 or 9 months.
www.doublegv.com /ggv/militia.html   (3841 words)

 Militia Defination
"(a) The militia of the United States consists of all able-bodied males at least 17 year of age and, except as provided in section 313 of title 32 [32 USC sec.
However, such a person is not exempt from militia duty that the President determines to be noncombatant.
In a sense, all of them now must keep three hats in their closets--a civilian hat, a state militia hat, and an army hat--only one of which is worn at any particular time.
www.urbin.net /EWW/polyticks/RKBA/militia.html   (422 words)

 The Michigan Militia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The undeniable fact that the militia is legal is irrelevant in regard to media support, whether that support is pro or con; they have absolute control over the truthfulness, context, completeness and objectivity of their work.
The militia is needed as the absolute last line of defense against any threat, whether natural or man-made, foreign or domestic; it is everyone's responsibility to be prepared to protect and defend state and country.
Given that the militia is "all able-bodied citizens who are capable of bearing arms", no one particular individual or group can represent or command the militia as a whole; excepting in times of invasion or disaster, where in the Governor would serve as the State Commander.
www.michiganmilitia.org /html/idl2.html   (3488 words)

 Militia Movement - News about religious cults and sects
Federal agents and militia members say the outreach program helps distinguish true Constitutional militia members from hate groups and changes the public perception that militias are "anti-government." "Christian Identity groups, Ku Klux Klan, Nazi groups, they claim to be a militia.
The majority of militia members appear to be attracted to the movement because of gun control issues...
Militia members generally maintain strong Christian beliefs and justify their actions by claiming to be ardent defenders of the Constitution.
www.apologeticsindex.org /m13.html   (738 words)

 Militia activities defended in Oregon and throughout the US after attacks from minions of the straight media
In the aftermath of the Ted Davis murder, a militia in his memory is being formed in Curry County.
Militia leaders were told not to sleep at home the evening of March 24, 1995.
Most Militia members did not know that entrapment is legal if it can be shown that the person entrapped had an inclination to commit the crime he is charged with.
www.ocnsignal.com /militia.htm   (2867 words)

 GunCite-Second Amendment-The meaning of the words in the Second Amendment.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is a part of the well-regulated militia, and as mentioned in GunCite's, The Original Intent and Purpose of the Second Amendment, it was not the intent of the framers to restrict the right to keep arms to a militia let alone a well-regulated one.
A "private" militia or army not under government control could be considered illegal and in rebellion, and as a result subject to harsh punishment.
Some argue that since the militias are "owned," or at the disposal of the states, that the states are free to disarm their militia if they so choose, and therefore of course no individual right to keep arms exists.
www.guncite.com /gc2ndmea.html   (2393 words)

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