Watch for the cries of “Islamophobia” from Hamas-linked CAIR and other groups that will point out that the Fort Hood jihad mass murderer’s beard is an expression of his Islamic faith. And remember then that he freely joined the Army and agreed to accept its regulations. And much more importantly, that his murders of thirteen Americans was also — as he made abundantly clear — an expression of his Islamic faith.
“Fort Hood shooting suspect can be forcibly shaved, US court rules,” from Fox News, October 18 (thanks to GL):
A U.S. Army appeals court has ruled that the suspect in the Fort Hood shooting that killed 13 people can have his facial hair forcibly shaved off before his murder trial.
The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals’ opinion issued Thursday upheld the military trial judge’s decision to order Maj. Nidal Hasan to appear in court clean shaven or be forcibly shaved.
It also ruled that Col. Gregory Gross, the judge, properly found that the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act doesn’t give Hasan the right to have a beard while in uniform at trial.
Hasan has said the beard is an expression of his Muslim faith. His attorneys say they’ll appeal the ruling….