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Major Nikon

(36,818 posts)
Thu Aug 24, 2023, 01:21 AM Aug 2023

West Virginia can't force an atheist inmate to profess Christianity

12 step programs already have questionable efficacy. WV takes it to another level by forcing inmates to profess belief in Christianity as a condition of their parole.

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West Virginia can't force an atheist inmate to profess Christianity (Original Post) Major Nikon Aug 2023 OP
Do they require Jewish or Muslim or Buddhist inmates PoindexterOglethorpe Aug 2023 #1
Of course they do (I suspect.) elleng Aug 2023 #2
Probably not Major Nikon Aug 2023 #4
This guy is taking a long time to explain how Congress was... TreasonousBastard Aug 2023 #3
Nor should they. Ridiculous. shrike3 Aug 2023 #5

Major Nikon

(36,818 posts)
4. Probably not
Thu Aug 24, 2023, 06:59 AM
Aug 2023

The video mentions there are alternative treatment programs available and this guy requested, but was denied any of them. I suspect those alternatives are reserved for those people who subscribe to a faith other than Christianity. But since this guy was an atheist they forced him into a Christian program because they are too stupid to know doing so is a flagrant violation of the Constitution.

TreasonousBastard

(43,049 posts)
3. This guy is taking a long time to explain how Congress was...
Thu Aug 24, 2023, 02:09 AM
Aug 2023

forbidden to make any form of religious belief mandatory.

That tenet has been shown to extend down to the state level, so this guy should get his parole if other things are met.

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