Nogales International | Posted
1 week ago
By Jonathan Clark
SONOITA, AZ - A
group of heavily
armed militiamen confronted a team of
scientists who had been
studying bats in a cave near
Sonoita last week,
apparently mistaking them for illegal
border-crossers or drug-smugglers.
Various so-called militia groups have congregated in Arizona and Texas in what the groups leaders claim is a response to a flood of immigrants.
One such group was led by former Gilberton, Pa. Police Chief Mark Kessler. Kessler was fired by the city council after posting a profanity-filled video in which he fired automatic and threatened Secretary of State John Kerry.
In a June 28 posting on Facebook, Kessler urged his followers to join him in Arizona saying “Bring your gear, armor, helmets, first