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Baton Rouge Shooter Was Avowed 'Sovereign Citizen'

The Baton Rouge police shooting has focused attention on a little-known political movement that U.S. law enforcement officials say poses a growing threat.   Gavin Long, the former Marine who killed three police officers Sunday, claimed to be a member of the United Washitaw de Dugdahmoundyah Mu’ur Nation, a "sovereign citizen" extremist group whose supporters are black, but whose ideology, ironically, draws from a white supremacist movement of the 1960s. "The...

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