“Patriot” Movement

Shasta County is home to local “militia” members and others who espouses far-right ideology, including, at times, the use of violence to accomplish political goals.  Individuals involved in local “patriot” movements are diverse and unique and cannot be quickly or easily categorized. We are committed to coverage of local far-right activists and extremists in a way that highlights safety concerns and supports the democratic process.

“There’s a Day Coming When The Media Will Have to Pay”: Tensions Continue to Mount in Shasta County

Vaguely threatening statements towards the media were made as a part of a recent podcast produced by Red, White and Blueprint, an effort to document attempts to recall Shasta County Supervisor Leonard Moty. The statements came just after reports of credible threats of violence against several supervisors. A special election to consider Moty’s recall will take place February 1.

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