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Texas killer deserves kosher meals

Texas killer deserves kosher meals

POSTED: Monday, December 31, 2012 - 7:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - 11:42pm

Appeals court rules on side of jewish inmate

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Houston man in jail for murder should be served kosher meals, a federal appeals court ruled.

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans reversed a lower court's judgement, stating that Max Moussazadeh has a sincere religious belief as an Orthodox Jew in keeping a kosher diet and that Texas infringed upon his beliefs by denying him free kosher meals, according to court records filed on Dec. 21.

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If he has not been convicted of the crime then yes, give him the meals. If he is convicted, give him bread and water.

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