This article first appeared at the McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Wednesday, August 27, 2014:
In just the last five years, both Oath Keepers and the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) have reported increased numbers of members and influence. For instance, in February CSPOA announced that more than 480 of the country’s 3080 county sheriffs have signed up and enlisted in their campaign, promising to uphold their oaths to defend the constitutions of their states and the federal government. This has made NBC News nervous and, in their latest report, Gun Laws, four writers investigated the growing constitutional Sheriff movement.
Franklin Shook, a member of the board of Oath Keepers, explained that “What Oath Keepers is saying is: