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US Supreme Court Rules Against Abercrombie & Fitch in Hijab Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of an American woman who was denied a job because she wears a headscarf. Samantha Elauf, a Muslim who covers her hair for religious reasons, began her legal battle in 2008, when an Abercrombie & Fitch store in (the central U.S. state of) Oklahoma, rejected the then 17 year old after an in-person interview. The assistant manager who interviewed Elauf believed she was qualified to be hired, but a superior manager said the headscarf would...

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