U.S. Supreme Court rules state prisons must accommodate inmate religions

Tupelo, MS -- June 1, 2005 (American Center for Law and Justice) – The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the constitutionality of a federal law requiring state prisons to accommodate inmate religions. In a unanimous decision, the Court ruled that Ohio inmates, including a witch and a Satanist, were improperly denied the right to worship and to access religious literature ceremonial items.