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Originally posted by slicobacon
Does the county have valid reason to keep him from his religion?
What ground or reasoning does the county have to justify this?
Originally posted by pikypiky
He's a prisoner and I'd say he lost his right to worship Satan. Now that prison is his 'new home', he must abide to the rules.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;* or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Originally posted by eNumbra
This "satanist" is a Theological Satanist, or a LaVeyan Satanist. Which isn't about devil worship, and is about as "out there" as a Wiccan.
Originally posted by Mekanic
reply to post by ProfessorRusso
See now, that shouldn't be. A felon in the United States is still an American citizen. And the point still stands that they hand out bibles freely in jails and prisons, but he's not allowed to practice his religion?
Originally posted by ProfessorRusso
That's a load of ...
I hear that all the time, from Satanists. "Ohh, no we don't worship satan, we are like wiccans and worship the elements and stuff dude!"
Uhh no, sorry, if you didn't worship satan and were wiccans, you would call yourself wiccans, not SATANISTS.
[edit on 22-2-2009 by ProfessorRusso]