Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Christian denomination that eat monkey meat?

A Liberian woman, Mamie Manneh, after charged with smuggling monkey meat for consumption, argued with court that this is in consistent to the practice of one Christian denomination among Liberian immigrants,


“Manneh was charged with smuggling the meat of two endangered species. As her case moved toward a trial, her lawyers argued that she and other immigrants in Staten Island’s thriving community of Liberian Christians ate monkey meat for spiritual reasons, particularly during holiday celebrations, and were thereby protected by the First Amendment and federal religious freedom law.”

(News) Found them in Google news.

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