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Mug shot of Joe Morris of Clarence in Ford County, Illinois
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Two Change Pleas To Guilty In Minnesota Mosque Bombing & Attempted Champaign Clinic Bombing

Two members of a self-styled militia group from Ford County pleaded guilty Thursday in the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque, admitting that they hoped the attack would scare Muslims into leaving the country. Michael McWhorter, 29, and Joe Morris , 23, of Clarence, Illinois, pleaded guilty in federal court to five counts that also included an attempted bombing of a clinic in Champaign that performed abortions. Each faces at least 35 years in prison.

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