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Religious Freedom, the United States Supreme Court
and the União do Vegetal

On February 21st, 2006 the United States Supreme Court of the United States issued a unanimous decision affirming Religious Liberty in the case of Gonzales vs. O Centro Espirita Beneficente União do Vegetal.

For the previous six years, the United States government had attempted to prohibit a small religious organization and its members from practicing their religion, which involves the use of a sacramental tea, ritually prepared from two plants.

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