(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.
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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.
(RNS) Large majorities of people in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Tunisia and Turkey said their country would be better off if religion and government were separated.
(RNS) Abercrombie argued that it was exercising its right to commercial free speech, and that an employee who wore a headscarf could hurt the store’s business, even though the company could not produce any evidence of economic harm.
(RNS) Jean Younis is a Christian but she's donning a headscarf to stand in solidarity with Shaima Alawadi, the Iraqi immigrant and mother of five who died March 24 three days after being beaten in her home in El Cajon, Calif. By Omar Sacirbey