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High court at odds over prisoner’s religious right to grow a beard

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Ryan Colby 202-349-7219

CNN, October 8, 2014

Holt is being defended in court by the Beckett Fund for Religious Liberty, the same nonprofit group that backed two Christian families in a separate high court challenge earlier this year.

The Beckett Fund noted that groups like the American Civil Liberties Union and the Anti-Defamation League, along with Catholic bishops, are now backing Holt.