Sikh U.S. Army Captain Allowed to Wear Beard, Turban in Uniform


Amandeep Sidhu called the US Army’s decision to grant a Sikh-American officer a long-term religious accommodation for his articles of faith « a step in the right direction » but added that “we are not satisfied with the US military’s arduous, piecemeal approach to this issue, which forces all observant Sikhs to seek individual religious accommodations. » Mr. Sidhu and other pro bono lawyers had brought suit seeking the accommodation. Read the full article.