So we've probably all heard about the man in prison who's requested a $3000 payout because he wasn't being given halal meat in accordance with his Islamic beliefs.
I was wondering what you think about special meal requests in prisons?
Personally, I think it's more than fine to provide gluten-free, lactose-free, nut-free etc meals for those who will get ill if they eat these things... but for those serving long sentences - suck it up and get what you're given. I believe that if you commit a serious offense then you forfeit your right to be picky about what you eat.
Wondering what others thought...
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16-08-2013 12:06 #1
Should people in jail get "special" meals?
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16-08-2013 12:16 #2
No. Unless medically necessary.
16-08-2013 12:16 #3
For this particular case I would be inclined not to feed the scum bag for the rest of his days - what he did to get into jail in the first place is so sickening I can't even repeat it!
16-08-2013 12:19 #4
Ha! If he can't eat it, don't eat! The jail shouldn't have to provide extra meals - he's lost his right!
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16-08-2013 12:22 #5
Presumably "God" has already disowned him for the horrible horrible crime he committed, a bit of non-halal meat is unlikely to make a difference at this point.
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16-08-2013 12:25 #6
You should eat what is provided, or don't eat.
Only acception should be allergies.
This guy lost his right to choose a meal when he chose to murder his newborn.
I hope he never sees any of that money
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16-08-2013 12:29 #7
i agree sassy, there is no need for any compensation, this whole story makes me sick to the stomach. He was given vegetarian meals, so no offence to his religion. Personally, I would have not fed him at all. I wonder what he will do with the money?? For medical reasons, yes, a special diet can be allowed, but for this reason, rubbish, eat what you are given or starve, and there should not ever be compensation. marie.
16-08-2013 12:30 #8
I think religious meal requests should be respected. If they can't source halal meat then give him more bread to fill up but it's not right to give him non-halal meat.
16-08-2013 12:36 #9
I think that people's dietary requirements (whether through choice or health) should be considered in all areas of life... except for those in jail for serious crimes.
You want to go rape/murder/whatever? Sorry, you lost your right to choose.
16-08-2013 12:38 #10-
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Medical reasons yes. Other reasons no. But I do think if you cater for Vegetarians you should have to cater for religion. It's not fair to allow veggo meals then not allow halal meat meals for Muslims.
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