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Old 09-04-2015, 10:46 AM
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The Supreme Court on Monday revived an employment discrimination lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch, which had refused to hire a Muslim woman because she wore a head scarf. The company said the scarf clashed with its dress code, which called for a “classic East Coast collegiate style.”

“This is really easy,” Justice Antonin Scalia said in announcing the decision from the bench.

The company, he said, at least suspected that the applicant, Samantha Elauf, wore the head scarf for religious reasons. The company’s decision not to hire her, Justice Scalia said, was motivated by a desire to avoid accommodating her religious practice. That was enough, he concluded, to allow her to sue under a federal employment discrimination law.

The vote was 8 to 1, with Justice Clarence Thomas dissenting.
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/02/us...case.html?_r=1

I personally find this easy and the 8 got it right.

Hmmm.... Oh how complicated this is for some.
On one hand, she's a Muslim so ...
you know ...

On the other hand, we're talking about a claim of employment discrimination against religion. So, if consistency were to exist for some who claim that the business can't even have a pretense of discriminating against religion ...
... as in, the business has a rule that has nothing to do with religion but somebody wants to violate because "I say my religion says so" ...
... then in that case we should find against the company...

IF consistency were to exist for some...
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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/02/us...case.html?_r=1

I personally find this easy and the 8 got it right.

Hmmm.... Oh how complicated this is for some.
On one hand, she's a Muslim so ...
you know ...

On the other hand, we're talking about a claim of employment discrimination against religion. So, if consistency were to exist for some who claim that the business can't even have a pretense of discriminating against religion ...
... as in, the business has a rule that has nothing to do with religion but somebody wants to violate because "I say my religion says so" ...
... then in that case we should find against the company...

IF consistency were to exist for some...

So wearing a rag on your head to express your submission to a misogynistic death cult in defiance of the employer's dress code is a protected religious expression, but refusing to take photographs of a perverse travesty of a real wedding isn't.

Got it.

"Consistency.'
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So, "consistency" is telling an employee "It is ok to make a company give you a job even though you know in advance you are not able to follow the dress code because of your religion." then in the next breath tell a business owner "Your religious beliefs, freedom of association and private property rights are immaterial and you will do business with whom we tell you.".

To quote Inigo Montoya, "I do not think that word means what you think it means."
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Maybe next the courts can force a strip club to hire a woman who refuses to take her cloths off for religious reasons.
Or maybe they can force Hooters to hire a waitress that will only wear a burka.

On another note:
Does anyone else see the amazing hypocrisy in forcing a company to hire someone who won't do the job properly do to religious reasons and at the same time jailing someone because they won't do the job properly do to religious reasons?

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The consistency of liberals is insanity, to say it in nice terms.
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Default Re: Muslim Woman Denied Job Over Head Scarf Wins in Supreme Court

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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/02/us...case.html?_r=1

I personally find this easy and the 8 got it right.

Hmmm.... Oh how complicated this is for some.
On one hand, she's a Muslim so ...
you know ...

On the other hand, we're talking about a claim of employment discrimination against religion. So, if consistency were to exist for some who claim that the business can't even have a pretense of discriminating against religion ...
... as in, the business has a rule that has nothing to do with religion but somebody wants to violate because "I say my religion says so" ...
... then in that case we should find against the company...

IF consistency were to exist for some...
Of course she won. Our system fVcked as it is by media/politics still works!
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Of course she won. Our system fVcked as it is by media/politics still works!
So, as you're cool with this woman getting to have a job she won't do properly do to religious reasons, I assume you are against the County Clerk being jailed because she won't do her job properly do to religious reasons.
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Just another instance where government is telling employers that they know what is best on how to operate their business. And the liberals applaud.
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So, as you're cool with this woman getting to have a job she won't do properly do to religious reasons, I assume you are against the County Clerk being jailed because she won't do her job properly do to religious reasons.

Insanity always trumps logic in the eyes of any liberal.
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A typical example of how our Muslim enemies use the laws of our constitutional republic against us.
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