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Military School Denies Muslim Student's Request to Wear Headscarf

A U.S. military college has denied a request by a newly admitted Muslim student to wear a religious head covering along with her uniform. The Citadel, a public military school in South Carolina, said last month it was considering the request by the woman, who was admitted to the Class of 2020, to wear the hijab. In a statement Tuesday, Citadel president retired Lt. Gen John Rosa announced that after "considerable review," the request was denied. "Uniformity is the...

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