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US Supreme Court justices appear reluctant to loosen restrictions on religious advisers during Texas

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The latest Texas execution protocols forbid spiritual advisers from praying aloud or touching prisoners. Some members of the high court said they feared overturning the rules would lead to a flood of requests for other religious accommodations.

By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune

https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/us-supreme-court-justices-appear-reluctant-to-loosen-restrictions-on-religious-advisers-during-texas-executions/