FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Founder of Michigan Militia Tells Detroit Radio Host of Plans for
Multi-State Militia Assault on Schiavo Hospice: Plan Foiled by FBI
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CONTACT: Sidi Henderson, Producer, Nancy Skinner AM,
WDTW Detroit 248-320-1513
Norm Olson, founder and former commander of the Michigan militia, was interviewed by
WDTW radio host Nancy Skinner in Detroit.
Olson said he "had a plan to possibly bring Terri Schiavo out of that prisoner of war
camp where she is now and bring her to a safe house and do for the Schindler's what no
one else has been able to do."
He recruited between 1500-200 militia members from Texas, Alabama, Mississippi,
Louisiana, Florida, Georgia and Michigan to conduct "Operation Resurrection". Olson
said the plan required "extensive logistical support" in which the Schindler's would
provide ambulance and medical care.
Olson said the "Pinellas Park Police is a relatively small force which could be easily
overwhelmed with masses of people." Olson said the militias were representing the
"fourth branch of government", the people of the United States, and would conduct the
operation to do "what the other three branches of government have either refused to do or
have been unable to do."
Olson said he spoke with Schindler lawyer David Gibbs and told him of the offer. Gibbs
had been apprised of a possible militia plot and was told to conduct the FBI, which he did
after speaking with Olson. Olson was promptly visited by an FBI agent from Traverse
Asked what the militia would do if state or federal marshals were called in, Olson
responded that "It would be a wonderful thing if Jeb Bush were to send out the National
Guard to oppose us wouldn't it? It would certainly show America where he and his