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Judge: law limiting casket sales is unconstitutional

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captureA federal judge has ruled a group of Covington monks can sell their handmade coffins in Louisiana.

The monks went to court to challenge a state law that limited the sale of caskets to licensed funeral directors and funeral homes.

In the ruling, the judge said the law is unconstitutional and violates due process and equal protection laws.