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  • KlintzDisqus

    So, if an Amish man were sent to jail in Ohio, the prison (prior to this judgement) could just lop off his hair?

  • zayperformance

    If you know nothing of the religion and what it defines and comment stupidly. Then your comment is ignorant

  • peteringa

    Well hell, confinement violates his rights too. Set him free? This judge is brain dead.

  • gs12

    Gives bubba something to pull on.

  • rosaliecesar

    the prison should not provide him with extra shampoo for free that's all.

  • GW

    What is next, Pastafarian's being allowed to wear pasta strainers in jail ?

  • John Michael Davis

    A killer and he's "religious"?

  • Quantez Williams

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  • Quantez Williams

    Why should anyone receive a religious exemption? If we're 100% honest about religions, we will acknowledge that they are really nothing more than glorified superstitions: Belief in an unseen entity that has supernatural powers; their benevolence can be influenced by certain rituals, traditions and talismans. They are no different than African witch doctors and the like.

    The law should only concern itself with logic and empirical facts. Having said that, I agree with the ruling based on the lack of proof that the dreadlocks pose a safety risk.