§7-14-14. No inquiry shall be made concerning political or
religious opinions or affiliations of applicants,
No question in any form of application or in or during any
examination shall be so framed as to elicit information concerning
the political or religious opinions or affiliations of any
applicant; nor shall inquiry be made concerning such opinions or
affiliations; and all disclosures thereof shall be discountenanced.
No discrimination shall be exercised, threatened, or promised by
any person in the sheriff's office against, or in favor of, an
applicant, eligible or deputy in the office of any sheriff of any
county subject to the provisions of this article because of his
political or religious opinions or affiliations.