03/28/2012

Key charges dropped against Hutaree militia

Hutaree members were accused of plotting to kill a local law enforcement official and attack the funeral procession

By Robert Snell and Christine Ferretti
The Detroit News

DETROIT — Seven Hutaree militia members were acquitted Tuesday of conspiring against the United States, a stunning victory in a First Amendment battle that raised questions about the government's handling of a high-profile terror case.