Muslim Woman Says Georgia Corrections Department Prohibited Her From Wearing Hijab


May 19, 2019 - 5:00

[caption id="attachment_76300" align="aligncenter" width="900"] (shutterstock.com).[/caption] A Muslim woman who worked as a prison guard for the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) claimed she was not allowed to wear a hijab while she was at work. Jalanda Calhoun, a corrections officer who worked at Rogers State Prison in Reidsville, Georgia for three years, filed a complaint with the Georgia Commission of Equal Opportunity on May 13. Calhoun said the GDC violated her religious beliefs by prohibiting her from wearing her...

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