A judge ordered a Muslim woman arrested Tuesday for contempt of court for refusing to take off her head scarf at a security checkpoint.

via Ga. Muslim jailed over head scarf – Crime & courts- msnbc.com.

I am a little pissed at this.  I don’t believe it is unconstitutional to wear religious clothing in court.  The constitution requires the court to be secular, not the citizenry.  I think the initial sentence of 10 days was a little harsh.  A simple reprimand would have been sufficient.

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