(RNS) — Changing a 182-year-old ban on headwear in the U.S. House to accommodate Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar’s headscarf is a nice gesture. But the congresswoman’s attire should be automatically protected by the First Amendment.
(RNS) — The women appear to be following the lead of a 31-year-old protester identified as Vida Movahed, who took off her headscarf on the same street in late December. She was detained for a few weeks and then released.
(The Conversation) The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) that interprets EU law issued a landmark judgment on March 14 that upheld the right of private companies in ...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) The judgment on that and a French case came on the eve of a Dutch election in which Muslim immigration is a key issue and weeks before France votes for a president in a similarly charged campaign.
(RNS) Why not let it all hang out? The Quran has the answer.
(Reuters) The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit on her behalf.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Citadel's president said the student's request to wear the headscarf was given "considerable review" by the college in Charleston, and he added the school hoped the admitted student would still enroll.
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (RNS) To protest the anti-Muslim rhetoric of this presidential campaign, high school counselor Martha DeVries decided to wear a hijab in public every Monday.
DETROIT — Terry Ali, a 48-year-old medical receptionist is suing Livonia Dermatology, claiming the clinic fired her two days after the deadly San Bernardino shooting because of her religious beliefs. Specifically, she wore a hijab to work.
BERLIN (Reuters) The court ruled that religious symbols could only be banned when they posed "not just an abstract but a concrete risk of disruption in schools."
(RNS) A fashionista teen wears her headscarf to an Abercrombie & Fitch interview and doesn't get the job. Now her religious freedom case is the Supreme Court's to decide.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A headscarf-wearing teenager wanted to work at Abercrombie & Fitch. The store said no. Now the Supreme Court will decide whether she faced religious discrimination.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court agreed to rule on a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by a Muslim girl who claimed she was not hired as a "model" by Abercrombie & Fitch because of her black headscarf.
(RNS) A new British study shows that Muslim women who wear headscarfs think better of their bodies than Muslim women who don't.
(RNS) As complaints near record highs, the EEOC is making its guidelines for religious workplace accommodation elaborately clear.
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