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Lawsuit Challenges Faith-Based Prison Programs

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, two civil liberties groups charged a Christian ministry with adding religious activities to a state-sponsored prison vocational program. NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty reports on the faith-based backlash at Pennsylvania's Bradford County Prison.

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Barbara Bradley Hagerty
Barbara Bradley Hagerty is the religion correspondent for NPR, reporting on the intersection of faith and politics, law, science and culture. Her New York Times best-selling book, "Fingerprints of God: The Search for the Science of Spirituality," was published by Riverhead/Penguin Group in May 2009. Among others, Barb has received the American Women in Radio and Television Award, the Headliners Award and the Religion Newswriters Association Award for radio reporting.

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