Removing the hijab for mug shots is required for effective law enforcement, but that’s the point, is it not?
Anywhere Western law and Islamic law conflict, it is Western law that must give way. Ten tears ago, the Hamas-front group CAIR would never have attempted such a putsch on law enforcement. But after a decade of Western appeasement, submission, and self-flagellation over fictional tales of “islamophobia” in the face of endless jihad attacks and attempts, they’re emboldened.
Lawsuit seeks to prevent NYPD from removing suspects’ hijabs for mug shots
By NY1 News, March 17, 2018:
A lawsuit filed against the NYPD wants the department to stop requiring Muslim women to remove their hijabs for mug shots.
The lawsuit, filed by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleges two Muslim-American women were photographed without their headscarves after arrests related to orders of protection.
It also claims an officer mocked one of the women’s faith.
The lawsuit says the NYPD’s “unnecessary and discriminatory policy” violates the U.S. Constitution.
In a statement, City Law said it would review the complaint, but insisted the NYPD’s practice “carefully balances the department’s respect for the customs of all religions with the legitimate law enforcement need to take arrest photos.”
Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email email@example.com
The Truth Must be Told
Your contribution supports independent journalism
Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.
Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.
Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.
Please contribute here.
Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.