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Oath Keepers Founder Gets 18 Years in Prison for Role in Jan. 6 Insurrection

HeadlineMay 26, 2023

The founder of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group, Stewart Rhodes, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison on charges of seditious conspiracy over his role in the deadly January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. It’s the longest sentence handed down so far for anyone tied to the insurrection. One of Rhodes’s associates, Kelly Meggs, received a 12-year sentence for seditious conspiracy.

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