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Tennessee county to pay $100K settlement, change policies after hijab removal lawsuit



Rutherford County has settled a lawsuit filed by a Muslim woman who was required to remove her hijab for a booking photo.

Sophia Johnston was booked on a charge in August of last year that has since been dismissed.

During the booking process, Johnston asked for a religious accommodation explaining devout Muslim women believe only their immediate family should see their hair.

Read the story: https://fox17.com/news/local/rutherford-county-to-pay-100k-settlement-changes-policies-after-hijab-removal-lawsuit#
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