Was Ruby Ridge before Waco?
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives:
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) was founded in 1886 and was a branch of the Treasury Department. Until 2002, it was known as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; 'Explosives' was added to its name with the passage of the Homeland Security Act. Under the Homeland Security Act, the ATF was also moved to the Department of Justice.
Answer and Explanation:
The Ruby Ridge standoff took place in the summer of 1992, meaning that it happened before the Waco siege (which occurred in 1993).
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from Criminal Justice 101: Intro to Criminal JusticeChapter 11 / Lesson 2