August 29, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson in Militia Movement

MT. PLEASANT, [MI]--Former officers and members who claim the Black Creek Conservation Club in eastern Isabella County has been taken over by militia members have been granted a temporary restraining order halting efforts to kick them out. Longtime officers and members of the club, formed almost 50 years ago to offer a shooting range and teach conservation principles, claim that members of the Michigan Militia Black Creek Volunteers began infiltrating the club over the past three to five years. In a lawsuit filed in Isabella County Trial Court two weeks ago, the longtime members allege that those with militia ties have boosted membership to take control of the board, have turned the club into a military-type organization, and that a submachine gun shooting event and a militaristic tactical training was held, both against wishes of the membership. Chief Judge Paul H. Chamberlain granted the temporary restraining order two weeks ago forbidding new leaders from removing longtime officers and members until a hearing is held Sept. 13. View More>>

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