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June 24, 2005
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An Orthodox Jew in an Ohio prison accused the prison of forcing him to shave his beard and sideburns. Ralph Beasley, imprisoned in the Toledo Correctional Institution for murder, was transferred to the facility last year from one that had a religious living program, and was told he could no longer have a beard beyond a half-inch in length.

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