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The Ruby Ridge Trial

Lecture no. 19 from the course: Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

The Ruby Ridge Trial

Taught by Professor Douglas O. Linder | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Do we Americans have the freedom to isolate ourselves, hold and express views considered racist and hateful by the majority, and stockpile legally purchased weapons? Do we have the liberty to sell a sawed-off shotgun? Explore the complex story and resultant trial that started with Randy and Vicki Weaver wanting to separate themselves from mainstream society, and ended with three dead at Ruby Ridge.