Australian council asks non-Islamic women to wear hijabs in a ‘social experiment’.

From the “now I really have heard everything” department. A local (Australian) council has created controversy by asking non-Islamic women to wear hijabs in a ‘social experiment’ to increase awareness and education. The City of Greater Dandenong Council in Victoria wants women to wear the religious headdress for three hours today, as part of its plans to … Read more…

Monica Lin Brown, 68Whiskey* and Silver Star Recipient

160 U.S. service members who are female have died in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. In contrast 8 service women died in the eight years of the Vietnam War. 117 were lost before the prohibition of women serving in combat units was issued in January 2013. More than 800 were wounded in Afghanistan … Read more…

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