Outrageous intrusion of the U.S. government into religion

The New York Times reports Prisons Purging Books on Faith From Libraries

Behind the walls of federal prisons nationwide, chaplains have been quietly carrying out a systematic purge of religious books and materials that were once available to prisoners in chapel libraries.

The chaplains were directed by the Bureau of Prisons to clear the shelves of any books, tapes, CDs and videos that are not on a list of approved resources.

A tip of the hat to Philocrites.

One Reply to “Outrageous intrusion of the U.S. government into religion”

  1. Oh how awful! This is a classic case of bureaucratic bungling, and rights violations.

    Though this does have shades of _A Clockwork Orange_ in it in a tangential way …

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