Muslim Woman's Headscarf Incident Prompts ACLU Lawsuit

December 14, 2010

Author: Andria Simmons

Source: The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Two years ago at the Douglasville Municipal Court, Lisa Valentine was jailed after refusing to remove a headscarf she wore as an expression of her Islamic beliefs.


On Tuesday, Valentine returned to the courthouse to announce she was filing a federal lawsuit against the city and the officers who arrested her.