suitable to the occasion
By Diogenes (articles ) | October 14, 2009 1:08 PM
The U.S. Bureau of Prisons applies the following restrictions to persons visiting inmates incarcerated in federal detention facilities:
Inappropriate/unauthorized attire is considered to be: transparent clothing; strapless garments; any garment which exposes the stomach or any intimate area of the body, tank-tops; halter tops; dresses, skirts and shorts which are shorter than four (4) inches from the middle of the knee; garments with obscene logos; low-cut blouses; obvious lack of undergarments.
So ask yourself: did the persons who presented themselves to receive the Eucharist at your parish last Sunday meet the prison decency code?
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Posted by: TheJournalist64 -
Oct. 14, 2009 7:21 PM ET USA
Obviously the Bureau of Prisons has no respect for the freedom of expression given by the adumbras and emanations from the First Amendment.
Posted by: Gil125 -
Oct. 14, 2009 2:08 PM ET USA
Well, nobody had on a t-shirt with an obscene logo---that I noticed. I admit I wasn't watching very closely.
Posted by: Ken_H -
Oct. 14, 2009 1:35 PM ET USA
Most of them were okay - there are always a few that probably would not be allowed to visit the prison...