Muslim Woman Harassed Over Religious Headwear While Taking Bar Exam It seems that this bar examinee was wearing a hijab, a scarf meant to cover the head and chest, and she had received prior permission from the Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners to wear it for religious reasons. Nevertheless, a proctor interrupted her with this note while she was taking the exam: "Headwear may not be worn during the examination without prior written approval." But the woman in question reports that she had received such approval (as of Monday).
New Eid Stamp Issued by the U.S. Postal Service The U.S. Postal Service today announced the 2013 Eid Forever Stamp is being dedicated at the American Philatelic Society stamp show in Milwaukee, WI.
CAIR: Muslims Oppose Raymond Kelly Bid for DHS "A Kelly appointment to any position in the administration would demonstrate President Obama's tacit endorsement of Kelly's embrace of racial and religious profiling and indicate a severe reversal of the administration's earlier positions," said Corey Saylor, a spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations.