Schaeffer Cox

Free Schaeffer Cox

A federal appeals court has thrown out one of the convictions of former Fairbanks militia leader Schaeffer Cox. A 9th Circuit Court of appeals decision filed Tuesday, vacates Cox’s conviction of solicitation to murder federal officials. The 6 page ruling upholds a conspiracy to murder conviction, and remands the case back to district court for re-sentencing. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Schaeffer Cox Appeal

Aug 17, 2017
Free Scheaffer Cox

Imprisoned former Fairbanks militia leader Schaeffer Cox had an appeal hearing yesterday (Weds) in federal court in Anchorage. Convicted in 2013 of conspiracy and solicitation to murder government officials and weapons charges, Cox is serving 26 years in federal prison. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, his appeal centers on whether anyone was specifically targeted.

Central Alaska Militia

A local militia leader is organizing an anti-gun-control rally that’ll be held next month in downtown Fairbanks, one of five to be held around the state to show support for the Second Amendment and other political causes.