Saturday, November 10, 2012

Ft. Hood jihadist appeals forced shaving ruling

Does this beard make me look radical?

From ABC News November 8

Fort Hood Suspect Appeals Forcible-Shaving Ruling

Attorneys for the suspect charged in the Fort Hood shooting spree have filed their appeal of rulings that he can have his beard forcibly shaved before his murder trial.

An Army statement says Maj. Nidal Hasan's attorneys filed their appeal Wednesday with the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

The appeal also seeks to have the military judge presiding over his case, Col. Gregory Gross, removed, claiming he is biased against Hasan.

Last month, the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals upheld Gross' order to shave Hasan. His court-martial remains on hold pending the appeals....

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