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Pierce County Jail limits religion, lawsuit suggests
Two followers of Islam are suing Pierce County, claiming Muslims are prohibited from practicing their religion appropriately while incarcerated in the county jail.
An attorney for the county Wednesday called the lawsuit, filed earlier this week in U.S. District Court in Tacoma, misguided.
Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union and Public Interest Law Group filed the lawsuit Monday on behalf of Raymond Wesley Garland and Larry Edward Tarrer. The two claim jail officials burden Muslims by:
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