[percy-l] St. Joseph Abbey's monks battle for right to sell caskets

Steve Petrica steve.petrica at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 20:31:05 EDT 2010

Forgive a bit of a tangent, but I came across this news item today.  St
Joseph's Abbey in Covington has been cited by the Louisiana Board of
Embalmers and Funeral Directors for selling coffins without a license.
 (Savor the absurdity of that for a moment...)  They've now filed suit in
response, alleging that the law in question is unconstitutional.

The Times-Picauyne story about the suit:

Here's a brief YouTube video on the case:

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