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Canadian Judge Says Muslim Woman Isn’t #SuitablyDressed for Court

The judge postponed her case because she wouldn’t remove her hijab.

Rania Al-Alloul. Screencap of CBC News video.

A Canadian judge revealed herself to be a racist, bigoted jerk when she refused to hear the case of a Muslim who wears the hijab. Judge Eliana Marengo told Rania Al-Alloul that she wasn’t “suitably dressed” for the court and that she would have to remove the headscarf if she wanted to present her case. Al-Alloul, who was in court to get her car back after it was impounded by the police, refused to do so. Judge Marengo then adjourned court.

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Green Fists: Frontyard Farming Victory in Quebec

Josée Landry and Michel Beauchamp successfully fought bureaucrats who wanted to shut down their front yard garden. Victoire!

Earlier this month we told you about Karl Tricamo, the Missouri stay-at-home dad who turned his frontyard into a productive kitchen garden—or "yarden" as he called it—only to have the city code enforcers say he was in violation and inspectors harass him. That story ended well: Tricamo fought back with the help of a libertarian lawyer and now he and his neighbors are free to grow their greens in peace.

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