Joshua Goodman navigates through obstacles in the woods in Jackson, Georgia, on April 1, 2017, during training exercises with the militia, Georgia Security Force. Armed militias in the United States, still wary of perceived threats, foreign and domestic, aren't ready to lay down their arms under President Donald Trump. (AP/Lisa Marie Pane)

US Militia Activity On The Rise In Early Trump Era

The spike in activity runs counter to a trend of militia activity trailing off when a Republican administration is in power, but increasing when Democrats are in power.