American militia movement

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The militia movement in the US is a term used to refer to a number of private organizations that include paramilitary or similar elements. These groups may refer to themselves as militia, unorganized militia, and constitutional militia.

The catalysts for the modern militia movement came with the FBI's 1992 shootout with Randy Weaver at Ruby Ridge, and the 1993 Waco siege involving David Koresh and the Branch Davidians at Mt. Carmel in Waco, Texas.

Vice 2012 interview with Norman Olson and Ray Southwell - 'One of America's Most Notorious Militias'


An example

Page nameDescription
Oath Keepers"American far-right anti-government militia whose leaders have been convicted of violently opposing the government of the United States"
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