Evidence of the beliefs or opinions of a witness on matters of religion is not admissible for the purpose of cross-examination and impeachment, as such evidence may appeal to the jurors’ passions and prejudices rather than to their reasoned response.69
69. D.R.E. 610. See also Sykes v. State, No. 34, 1990, slip op. at 5-6, Christie, J. (Del. Feb. 25, 1991) (ORDER), disposition reported at 588 A.2d 1143 (Del. 1991) (TABLE).
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