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May 13, 2019

SCOTUS Alabama Inmate Death Penalty Squabble


ABC TV News explains the dispute between two usually aligned justices over when death row inmates can appeal restrictions on the kind of religious person allowed in the death chamber:

"(Brett) Kavanaugh, the court's newest member, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts, explained that Domineque Ray -- the Alabama Muslim man who was executed in February -- never claimed unequal religious treatment under the First Amendment. He also said the timing of Ray's demand for an imam in the execution room came too late."

Full story HERE.

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