Orthodox Union Praises Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling On Male Facial Hair In Prison Upholding Religious Liberty

20 Jan 2015

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, praised the U.S. Supreme Court for its unanimous ruling allowing a Muslim prison inmate in Arkansas, Gregory Holt, also known as Abdul Maalik Muhammad, to grow a short beard for religious reasons. The high court originally heard the case, Holt v. Hobbs, in October 2014.

Read the full statement on the OU Advocacy website.