Judge rules US inmate has no right to matza

13.08.2011                      13.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Wa'etchanan

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Judge rules US inmate has no right to matza

Prisoner in NY's Riker's Island requested nearly $10 billion in damages for what he called a violation of his First Amendment rights.

A US federal judge has ruled that a Jewish inmate in a New York jail does not have a constitutionally protected right to matza and grape juice.
Christopher Henry, who was charged with first-degree sodomy, claimed permanent trauma and malnourishment and requested nearly $10 billion in damages for what he called a violation of his First Amendment right to religious freedom….