Eddyville, KY - A Jewish inmate on Kentucky’s death row is suing in federal court, saying he was unfairly removed from a kosher meals program for eating an unlabeled meal of rotisserie chicken.

The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/2aauB83) reports that William Harry Meece’s chicken dinner violated a rule requiring people getting special meals to strictly adhere to their religious diets. That’s because Kosher meals cost 72 percent more to prepare.

The Jewish Prisoner Services International ministry estimates that at least 20,000 inmates nationwide falsely identify as Jewish to get these meals.... Read More: VIN