Oklahoma City Bombing

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Oklahoma City Bombing

See Terrorism "The Oklahoma City Bombing" (Sidebar); Venue "Venue and the Oklahoma City Bombing Case" (Sidebar).

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On April 19, 1995, a bomb destroyed the Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and wounding another 800.
Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995, by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols was perpetrated in the name of Christianity as a quasi-religious war against the American government's 'liberal policies' -- particularly on abortion and homosexuality.
Interestingly, nothing in the sequence of major events in the Oklahoma City bombing, which resulted in the execution of Timothy McVeigh -- not the bombing on April 19, 1995; his sentencing in June 1997; or his execution in June 2001 -- appears to have shifted public views on the death penalty in either direction.
The April 19, 1995, attack killed 168 people and injured more than 800.
Acts of terrorism (like 9/11 and the earlier Oklahoma City Bombing on April 19, 1995) have proven how important building security and life safety are.
A less obvious example of a special event includes the trial of Timothy McVey, accused and convicted of the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P.
Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, which occurred on April 19, 1995, four months before Kenny Trentadue's death.
A striking example can be found in Oklahoma City's new Federal Building, a replacement for the structure virtually destroyed on April 19, 1995 when a massive bomb inside a rental truck exploded in front of the building.
Terry Nichols' trial has been moved to McAlester, Okla., where he is being prosecuted on 161 first-degree murder counts in connection with the April 19, 1995, bombing that killed 168 people.
Perhaps most alarming is Harem's statement that in September 1994--a full half-year before the bombing--an informant alerted an ATF agent of plans to "blow up a federal building, with a probable target date of April 19, 1995" (238).
Robin Ann Huff and her baby died in the Murrah Federal Building bombing on April 19, 1995. The baby was one of three unborn children killed in the attack, but was the only one who could be considered "viable" under Oklahoma law.