This undated photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows prison inmate Gregory Houston Holt, who says his Muslim beliefs require him to grow a half-inch beard. Arkansas prison officials permit no beards, with the exception of inmates with certain skin conditions, who can have beards a quarter-inch long.
This undated photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows prison inmate Gregory Houston Holt, who says his Muslim beliefs require him to grow a half-inch beard. Arkansas prison officials permit no beards, with the exception of inmates with certain skin conditions, who can have beards a quarter-inch long. Arkansas Department of Correction/AP Photo
This undated photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows prison inmate Gregory Houston Holt, who says his Muslim beliefs require him to grow a half-inch beard. Arkansas prison officials permit no beards, with the exception of inmates with certain skin conditions, who can have beards a quarter-inch long. Arkansas Department of Correction/AP Photo

Supreme Court avoids lather, OKs inmate’s half-inch beard

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