Militias in the Frame

  title={Militias in the Frame},
  author={Chip Berlet},
  journal={Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews},
  pages={514 - 521}
  • Chip Berlet
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Political Science
  • Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews
mered starting in the early 1990s, burst into public awareness after the 1995 Oklahoma City (OKC) bombing, and now has largely seen its members seep back into the various conservative, libertarian, xenophobic, and racist movements from which it mobilized recruits. The many autonomous militia groups emerged as an armed wing of the broader "patriot movement": an umbrella term to describe a range of right-wing organizations and political tendencies that share a distrust of big government, a fear… 
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