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Public Response and Speculation After Waco

May 6, 1993

Waco was not about "religious freedom." It was about government knowledge of an assault arsenal large enough to start a small civil war, which was commanded by a hypnotized and clearly unbalanced personality, who misused Holy Writ to justify his delusions. Also it was about sufficient allegations of abuse within that compound, warranting entry much sooner than it actually happened. Susan Sykes, Southfield, Mich.

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