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A Wisconsin man is the 8th person facing a criminal charge in Michigan of aiding in a terrorist plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

A Michigan State Police and FBI affidavit says 51-year-old Brian Higgins helped with surveillance and digital recording of Governor Whitmer’s northern Michigan vacation hope.

Courtesy Michigan.gov

State and federal authorities have charged a group of suspected terrorists with a plot that included kidnapping Governor Gretchen Whitmer and storming the state Capitol.

Whitmer reacts to kidnapping plan, blasts republicans

Oct 8, 2020
Courtesy Michigan.gov

After the FBI and State officials revealed an alleged plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Whitmer said she hoped the - “sick and depraved men" will be brought to justice. 

Courtesy Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Facebook Page

Six people have been charged with plotting to kidnap Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Court documents show the defendants were unhappy with Whitmer’s executive orders related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Courtesy detroitmi.gov

Detroit police use of facial recognition will continue unfettered after City Council passed a contract to maintain the software. Activists have called to ban the technology completely citing its racial bias.