Oklahoma: Case of Muslim woman forced to remove hijab before entering courthouse is dismissed

Kudos to the judge in Oklahoma for dismissing this so-called “civil rights” lawsuit involving a Muslim woman who “alleges she was forced to remove her hijab in public while attempting to enter the Tulsa County Courthouse.” The Oklahoma lawsuit was originally filed by the Oklahoma chapter of the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma.

Westerners should not be kowtowing to the dictates of Sharia that mandate the inferiority of women and require them to be veiled so as to avoid molestation (Quran 24:31 and 33:59). In Western nations, women and men are equal before the law.

A case in New York City took quite the different turn last March when three Muslim women were awarded $60,000 each in taxpayer money for having to remove their hijab for mugshots.

“Case dismissed involving Muslim woman forced to remove hijab,” Associated Press, January 24, 2019:

TULSA, Okla. – A judge in Oklahoma has dismissed a civil rights lawsuit involving a Muslim woman who alleges she was forced to remove her hijab in public while attempting to enter the Tulsa County Courthouse.

U.S. District Judge Claire Eagan on Tuesday dismissed claims that the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office and four deputies violated the First Amendment and the Oklahoma Religious Freedom Act.

Suha Elqutt says she was forced to remove her hijab in April in the presence of male deputies and that the sheriff’s office neglected to accommodate her requests to be searched by female deputies in a private space…..

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