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Armed Militants In Oregon Cancel Public Meeting As Occupation Drags On

In Oregon, the armed militants that took over a federal wildlife refuge almost two weeks ago had planned a public meeting Friday evening to address the community's concerns and apparently outline their exit strategy. Federal law enforcement remains mum on a response. There is precedent for these types of armed, anti-government protests going south quick, such as in the 1990s in Waco, Texas, and Ruby Ridge, Idaho. There is also precedent for these confrontations to drag on for months.


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