Sovereign Citizen Wingnut Militia Leader on Trial in Alaska
Move over Joe Miller! There’s a new Alaskan Wingnut taking some of the limelight from you and Sarah…
FAIRBANKS — A defiant Schaeffer Cox, facing a misdemeanor weapons charge, told a judge Friday he will not attend another court hearing until the court system explains its authority over him.
Cox, the 26-year-old head of the Alaska Peacemakers Militia, spoke from the gallery surrounded by about 30 supporters as he invoked the controversial concept of sovereign citizenship.
“Based on the evidence, I deny the Alaska Court System is the real judiciary,” said Cox, who is representing himself in the case. “It’s a business.”
Cox cited an Alaska business license for the court system, an income tax number and a listing for the court system on the Dun & Bradstreet business report website as just a few pieces of evidence for his claims that the court system is a corporation.
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All humor aside, Sovereign Citizens can be extremely dangerous, especially when they come with militias backing them. Scott Roeder who recently murdered Dr. Tiller was arrested with a Sovereign Citizen license plate. If you or a relative are in law enforcement please take time to view this. If you pop out to Youtube to watch you might take a moment to “like” the video since there’s a campaign to ding it down.