100%(3)3 out of 3 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 2 - 4 out of 5 pages.
bombings really sprang from his own unique biases and prejudices. He had his own way of looking at the world and didn’t get along with a lot of people”, (FBI, 2016). Over a five-year timeframe, Rudolph planted and set off four bombs in Georgia and Alabama killing two people, and injuring hundreds. The places consisted of the 1996 Olympics Centennial Park in Atlanta, Georgia during the Olympics, an abortion clinic in Sandy Springs, Atlanta, an all-women’s clinic in Birmingham, Alabama, and at a lesbian nightclub called, “Otherside Lounge” located in Atlanta, Georgia, (CNN Library, 2018). The FBI defines domestic terrorism as an act perpetrated by individuals and/or groups inspired by or associated with primarily U.S.-based movements that espouse extremist ideologies
M6A1 Lab2of a political, religious, social, racial, or environmental nature, (FBI, 2016). Rudolph series of anti-abortion and anti-gay-motivated bombings place him within the category of domestic terrorist. The case study conducted by George Conklin, a professor emeritus in sociology at North Carolina Central University, labeled Rudolph as a home grown terrorist. He writes, “