Friday, January 6, 2023

U.S. Marine Corps compelled to allow Sikh Americans to begin basic training with turbans, beards | PBS NewsHour

My article for PBS NewsHour
In a milestone for religious freedom and against employment discrimination, a federal court of appeals granted a preliminary injunction last month that requires the Marine Corps to immediately allow two Sikh Americans to enlist and begin basic training without shaving their heads and beards, while also allowing them to wear turbans, patkas, and other religious articles that their faith requires.

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