Oklahoma City Conspirator Sues Over Prison Food

Prison officials are asking a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols over prison food.

Nichols has complained about the lack of whole grains and fresh
food in the prison diet, and says it violates his religious beliefs.

His lawsuit filed in March claims Jews and Muslims are provided
with special food in prison, and so should he.

But prison officials say Nichols hasn't demonstrated how his
diet burdens his Christianity.

Lawyers with the U.S. Attorney's Office also say that Nichols
hasn't made a plausible claim over the food at the federal Supermax
prison in Colorado.

Nichols is serving life for conspiracy and involuntary manslaughter in the 1995 federal building bombing that killed 168 people. Timothy McVeigh was convicted of murder and executed.

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  • by Heather Location: JVille on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:45 AM
    It's against my religious beliefs to feed prisoners anything but bread & water. Why can't we decide what those murderers & rapists eat? We pay for it. They eat better than some of us do! Your religion didn't mean squat when you committed the crime, so why should it matter now? Shut up & rot.
  • by Chris Location: greenville on Jul 29, 2009 at 06:39 PM
    gravy and bologna is too good for him, Cactus
  • by Chris Location: greenville on Jul 29, 2009 at 02:21 PM
    its called bread and water ... think about it. You get special food because of your religious beliefs. I guess your strong religious beliefs got you in jail. Feed a muslim bacon for breakfast. Not getting special food would save tax payers ALOT of money.
  • by Garth Location: Wayne's World on Jul 28, 2009 at 12:40 PM
    What's wrong Terry, prison food is Grade-A stuff. You don't like it when the other inmates scratch their butt and then scramble your eggs? It's just some extra flavor. You don't like it when you find a strange hair in you're grits? It's just some complimentary dental floss. And my personal favorite, boogers in the oatmeal, you just can't really tell that it's there.
  • by anon Location: wallace on Jul 28, 2009 at 06:21 AM
    ya see what happens when you don't give them the death penalty and not carry it out when ya do.maybe he will starve himself to death.it's prison you murderer shut up and eat. you should be blown up just like you help blew up innocent people!!. you murdering moran
  • by Momof3 Location: Greenville on Jul 28, 2009 at 06:10 AM
    When are we, as AMERICANs, going to wake up and teach the criminals that if you break the law you lose ALL priviledges. NO prisoner should be fed differently than any other. You beliefs shouldn't mean squat since our laws and lives didn't. WAKE UP AMERICA! If prison wasn't such a fairy tale less people whould CHOOSE to visit.
  • by Saul Location: NC on Jul 28, 2009 at 06:07 AM
    Timothy McVeigh is not even alive. He was put to death on June 11, 2001. The prison people can't give him food that Timothy eats now, it would be way to hot. People in prison should not complain. They get it all for free. We tax payers pay for everything.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Jul 27, 2009 at 08:16 PM
    Terry, we are in a recession, why should you eat better than the tax payer supporting you? Screw you, if it were up to me you would have fried bologna, white bread and gravy three times a day. REMEMBER THE 168 PEOPLE THAT DIED.
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Jul 27, 2009 at 07:44 PM
    Terry Nichols and Timothy McVeigh. Should ben executed right next to each other. That is all I have say about that.
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Jul 27, 2009 at 07:43 PM
    Bill Clinton, Janet Reno, and all the rest of the crowd that murdered innocent women and children in Waco should be right there in the Supermax prison eating this same food.Oh, that's right. They murdered for the government and were able to cover up what they done.Also, stick that little murderer Lon Horiuchi in there with them too. You do remember Lon, don't you?Lon was the FBI sniper that murdered Randy Weaver's wife while she was holding her baby in her arms at Ruby Ridge.
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