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August 4, 2011

Seattle Muslim Man Sues Employer for Beard Firing

by Accidental Bear

SEATTLE (AP) – A Seattle-area Muslim is suing his former employer, claiming he was fired as a security guard for refusing to shave his beard, which he wears for religious reasons. Abdulkadir Omar filed his federal lawsuit July 15 in California. He plans to speak publicly about it Thursday along with representatives from the Seattle chapter of the Council for American-Islamic Relations.

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