Benedictine monks win casket case

The following news release was issued Oct. 24 by the Institute for Justice:
Restricting right to sell caskets was either unconstitional or unauthorized by Louisiana law

Arlington, Va. – The monks of Saint Joseph Abbey declared victory once again after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a blistering opinion stating that the five-year campaign of the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors to prevent the monks from selling their handmade caskets was either unconstitutional or totally unauthorized by Louisiana law.

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