Asatru · prisoner rights

Asatru Prisoner News: Webb v. California Dept. of Corrections

From California comes Webb v. California Dept. of Corrections that was recently (December 23rd) dismissed with leave to amend. The plaintiff, one Jack Webb, alleged that his rights were infringed in numerous ways and on various occasions, including (but not limited to) being denied time and facilities to worship (indoors and outdoors), books relating to Asatru… Continue reading Asatru Prisoner News: Webb v. California Dept. of Corrections

Amerindian Religion · Christianity

Crow government brags about rejecting its ancestral folkway

There’s a new sign on the Crow Indian Reservation along I-90 in Montana. Back in March of 2013, the Crow government (an independent Amerindian nation) passed a resolution proclaiming that “Jesus Christ is the Lord on the Crow Indian Reservation.” In that resolution, they acknowledged that Christianity was a foreign religion imported by missionaries during… Continue reading Crow government brags about rejecting its ancestral folkway

Asatru · prisoner rights

Asatru Prisoner News: Pickering v. California Dept. of Corrections

From California comes Pickering v. California Dept. of Corrections that was recently (Dec 18) dismissed. The plaintiff had said that his religious rights were denied regarding a wide variety of issues from access to the prison chapel to access to religious books to oils to access to outdoor worship space, dating back to 2008. The… Continue reading Asatru Prisoner News: Pickering v. California Dept. of Corrections