In today’s episode of This Day in Miami History, we look at the opening of the Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye in Hialeah. The church, which practices ritualistic animal sacrifice, would fight the city all the way to the Supreme Court and create lasting influence on America’s view of religious freedom.

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Animal sacrifice and Religious Freedom : Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye v. City of Hialeah by David M. O’Brien at Internet Archive:

Church of Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah at

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