Citadel punishing cadet for leaking story about Muslim cadet possibly getting uniform exemption

Citadel punishing cadet for leaking story about Muslim cadet possibly getting uniform exemption

Jihad Watch by Robert Spencer

Cowards trying to cover the tracks of their abject surrender by punishing the one courageous man left at The Citadel.

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“Citadel cadet punished after leaking hijab story,” by Paul Bowers, Post and Courier, April 21, 2016:

A cadet at The Citadel said he is being punished with 33 hours of marching after he revealed in a Facebook post that the school was considering allowing an incoming cadet to wear a hijab in uniform.

The cadet, senior political science student Nick Pinelli, said officials at the public military college originally sought to charge him with behavior “unbecoming to a cadet,” a Class I offense that can lead to dismissal under the school’s disciplinary code. Instead, he said the school reduced the charge to “gross poor judgment” and handed him the maximum punishment: 40 “tours,” each consisting of 50 minutes of silent marching with a rifle in a barracks quadrangle […]

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