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Ban on Prison Religious Program Challenged: U.S. Judge Ruled Evangelical Rehabilitation Effort in Iowa Is Unconstitutional

Date: February 25, 2007
Author: Peter Slevin
QUOTE: Rooted in evangelical Christianity and supported by more than $1.5 million in public funds, the method of the rehabilitation program is clear enough. A key question is its constitutionality. A trio of appellate judges, including former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, is reviewing a lower court's decision that the program violates the separation of church and state.

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