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Christian Prison Wing

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NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty reports on a lawsuit challenging the turning over of a wing of an Iowa prison to a Christian ministry group. The ministry says no inmates are forced to live in that wing and accept religion. Americans United for the Separation of Church and State says the situation violates the separation of church and state. They say conditions in the rest of the prison are significantly worse, so that may coerce inmates into moving into the Christian wing.

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