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Court reinstates Fla. inmate kosher meals lawsuit

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The Associated Press, May 14, 2013

“Prisoners surrender many of their physical rights at the jailhouse door, but they do not surrender the fundamental right of conscience,” said Goodrich, who is deputy general counsel at the Washington-based Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. “Bureaucratic stubbornness should not prevent a handful of prisoners from peacefully following the centuries-old commands of Judaism.”