Food, objects and work days for Oklahoma inmates often are dictated by religious preference
Oklahoma state policy provides a number of accommodations for a long list of recognized faiths.
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Offenders who subscribe to some faiths are allowed certain days without work.
Religious objects, symbols
The department's policies for religious objects and symbols include two long lists: one for objects allowed at the facility, and another for objects actually allowed in cells.
Specific rules regarding size, color, style, and usage dictate which objects are approved.
Religious neckwear and literature is allowable in individual cells by members of all faiths.
Communal objects allowed during certain religious ceremonies include:
Objects allowed in individual cells for religious purposes include:
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