Mark Potok, Senior Fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center, in a Feb. 4, 2017 interview, "Armed Citizens Patrol the Arizona-Mexico Border," available at, stated:

“These people are incredibly dangerous. They’re running around like a bunch of GI Joe’s, darting from cactus plant to cactus plant, armed to the teeth, and essentially playing war… This is a movement that tends to attract people who are quite unhinged. This is a barrel with a whole lot of bad apples in it.”

Feb. 4, 2017