Modern problems: NC trans inmate sues prison system for right to practice Wiccan rituals

Modern problems: NC trans inmate sues prison system for right to practice Wiccan rituals
Jennifer Ann Jasmaine. (Mug shot, NC Department of Public Safety via AP, Breitbart)

[Ed. – There’s a lot of ruin in a nation.]

Jennifer Ann Jasmaine, 40, who was born as a biological male, filed a lawsuit against the all-male Lanesboro Correctional Institution, where he is serving his sentence for violating his constitutional rights by limiting where, when, and how he may practice the pagan religion, Wicca, the Charlotte Observer reports.

Jasmaine alleged the prison refused to provide Wiccan-friendly foods, while Christian inmates could worship six times a week, and Native Americans could conduct rituals three times a week.

Lanesboro is a maximum security facility located 45 miles from Charlotte, North Carolina. …

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Jasmaine … requested the prison provide religious items used to practice witchcraft—including fire and candles—and asked to hold bi-weekly outdoor services.

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