Skip to comments.Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator Terry Nichols sues over his diet
Posted on 03/28/2009 10:00:47 AM PDT by Zakeet
Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator Terry Nichols is complaining about his diet again this time in a handwritten federal lawsuit seeking more than $2 million.
He claims the food he gets in federal prison in Colorado violates his religious rights. He also claims the "indifference of prison officials to his medical needs is cruel and unusual punishment.
Nichols complained that he "is compelled to consume daily those unhealthy dead and refined foods that are abhorrent to plaintiffs sincerely held religious beliefs causing him physical, mental and spiritual torment, and to sin against God.
He wrote that he sincerely believes that God created mankind to consume unrefined whole foods. He wrote that he is forced to sin against God by eating refined foods that destroy "His holy temple ... my body.
He is demanding 100 percent whole-grain foods, more fresh raw vegetables and fresh fruit, a wheat bran supplement, and digestive bacteria and enzymes. He wrote that his religious beliefs and requests "are not absurd, unorthodox, nor costly.
He wrote he has been dealing with chronic constipation, bleeding and hemorrhoids for more than 30 years.
His complaints about food in the past have angered victims of the 1995 attack who have said he does not deserve special treatment. In 1996, before his federal trial, he refused to stand four times for inmate counts to protest that he wasnt getting whole-wheat bread. In 2001, before his state trial, he fasted for almost six days to protest his food at the jail.
His 39-page lawsuit was filed in federal court in Denver March 16.
He also complained that because of his conviction for the bombing, prison employees have discriminated against him. He wrote that he has been stereotyped by the Bureau of Prisons, the court and the media as being a terrorist. "Mr. Nichols is not a terrorist, he wrote.
Since his trials, Nichols has admitted to the FBI, his family, a U.S. congressman and others that he helped bomber Tim McVeigh gather components for the fertilizer bomb and that he helped build the bomb in the back of a rented truck.
He’s lucky feds found him before we did .......or being able to chew would be least of his worries......
Hope he lives a long a hellish life and suffers every minute or every day .......
Nichols still has a lot of 'splainin' to do.
Oh my...never mind...
How about the violation of the rights of the innocent people in the federal building? This vermin should be exterminated.
Yeah me too - I’m waiting for the posters who say he’s found religion and has been forgiven. Great, wonderful - forgiveness is between him and God - not me. I’m not part of that equation.
I do ...... been blowing stuff up for 36 years in military and contractor world and don’t fall for the conspiracy bullshit. I know what happened, had people on site afterwards for post blast investigation and if the hype keeps you going then fall for it !
My last BTW on this crap.
Somewhere between Billy Jeff and Rush.
No I don’t believe they did it alone - but he did it - and didn’t give up the others so he can suffer alone.
I believe the feds have about 1/10th percent more credibility than internet conspiracy theorists.
Well you brought it up pal ..... can’t you take a few minutes to explain?
Thank You for your clear-headed and logical response.
I thought that at one time they were looking for a middle eastern man who was wanted for questioning in relation to this, but I could be wrong.
No, hun, I won’t...
Then you shouldn’t have brought it up. I’m sorry you are unwilling to explain.
Thanks for telling me what I should and shouldn’t do...think I’ll go out and play now, if that’s all right with you.
Your dead on ! I didn’t like what happened at waco no more than the next person but these idiots shotgun approach to the problem was a sin, was doing same thing that feds did to innocents at waco. Feds had days , months to arrest the criminals they sought at waco on the streets of that town .
They created a hostage event, they forced the deaths of children at the hands of idiots on both sides of the event.
I’m still wondering about the alleged third man.
You wrote as if you had a deep conviction about who was involved. How pathetic that you feel the need to attack me when I asked you to explain.
“Nichols complained that he “is compelled to consume daily those unhealthy dead and refined foods”
He’s not compelled to eat it. He can take it or leave it. I’d prefer he leave it till he starves to death.
“...you feel the need to attack me when I asked you to explain...” - I’m so sorry I attacked you and hurt your feelers...let’s be friends now, okay?