Appeals court sides with prison in headscarf case

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WASHINGTON (RNS) A federal appeals court has sided with a prison system whose policy forbids Muslim women employees from wearing headscarves on the job. In a 2-1 decision issued Tuesday (Aug. 3), the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals called the dispute a “close case” between the employees and The GEO Group, a private company […]

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