The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations has asked Attorney General Eric Holder to determine whether proposed legislation in Minnesota and Oklahoma, which could prohibit headscarves in driver’s license photographs, would violate the U.S. Constitution.
The council, which is the United States’ largest Islamic civil liberties and advocacy group, has contended that if passed both bills would infringe on First Amendment rights of Muslims, Jews, Sikhs and members of other faiths who wear religious head coverings. (MORE)

 

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