Four Other Ricin Attacks and Threats: Al-Qaeda, Militias, Anti-Gay, and a Vegas Graphic Designer

It’s been reported that Republican Senator Roger Wicker was targeted for a deadly ricin attack, but the toxin to be delivered by envelope was intercepted.

What could this tell us about the terrorist attacks? Here’s some other recent ricin attacks and threats:

Al Qaeda:

Georgia Militia Men:


Anti-Gay Bar persons:

A 57-year old unemployed graphic designer in Las Vegas:


So… probably not a whole lot. Hopefully there is information to be gathered from the envelope that will help capture the evil perpetrators of the bombing at Boston.