US Supreme Court leans towards Muslim woman in Abercrombie case

Samantha Elauf (C), her mother Majda Elauf (L) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission General Counsel David Lopes leave the U.S. Supreme Court on February 25, 2015 in Washington, DCThe US Supreme Court appeared Wednesday to be supportive of a Muslim woman who claimed she was denied a sales job with fashion retailers Abercrombie & Fitch as a teen because of her Islamic headscarf. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a federal government agency, is suing Abercrombie on behalf of Samantha Elauf, on the grounds she was discriminated against because of the firm’s dress code.

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