Muslim woman protested when she was barred from municipal court for wearing a hijab

Muslim woman protested when she was barred from municipal court for wearing a hijab

fwstlogoAfter a woman wearing a hijab complained that she wasn’t allowed in the municipal court to pay her speeding ticket, the city changed its policy to allow head coverings for religious reasons.
Kendra Montemayor went to the Haltom City Municipal Court Tuesday afternoon where a bailiff told her that head coverings weren’t allowed.
The Dallas-Fort-Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) is holding a press conference outside of the Haltom City Municipal court at 1 p.m. Thursday to highlight the need for courts to change their policies about head coverings.