The Citadel punishes cadet who exposed school’s pending submission to sharia

Source: Citadel cadet punished after leaking hijab story – Post and Courier  h/t BNI

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. Pinelli, who has also been working as an intern for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, must complete the tours before graduating on May 7.

Pinelli’s April 13 Facebook post led to national media coverage and sparked heated debate among Citadel cadets and alumni about the issue of the hijab, a head covering worn by some Muslim women. The Citadel is considering accepting a Muslim freshman who has asked to be able to wear the head scarf — an exception to the school’s military dress code. No final decision has been made on the issue.

“If I valued liberal ideology, I would go to UC Berkeley,” Pinelli wrote in the post.

Col. Brett Ashworth, a spokesman for The Citadel, declined to comment on whether Pinelli is being punished. “Due to FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act), I can’t discuss individual disciplinary action,” Ashworth wrote in an email.

The college has not announced whether it will allow the incoming cadet to wear a hijab.

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Ask them, Will The Citadel submit to sharia and break 175-year uniform rule for one Muslim hijabi?


7 thoughts on “The Citadel punishes cadet who exposed school’s pending submission to sharia

  1. Alert: it now seems CRYSTAL CLEAR how to respond to Muslim “demands” for inclusion, concessions, privileges, etc. LET US TELL EVERYONE. The old way was (1) grant them as “freedom of religion.” Now CLEARLY (2) we must recognize the demands as part of subversive jihad, A.K.A. insidious incremental infiltration to achieve global caliphate. And knowing this, follow a Zero Tolerance toward accommodations etc., period. For, Islam is NOT, totally a religion–it incorporates sharia. And, TELL the people that because of this, the Demands WILL NOT CEASE UNTIL America is the UISA, United States of America………..Folks, this piece of fact is now so clear, let people comprehend, so the line can be drawn in the sand–well, in the hardening concrete. Agree?…..

    • Here’s one vote to declare Col. Brett Ashworth and all of his Citadel cohorts, who have chosen to “punish” this cadet, TRAITORS to the American Way! FIRE THE BASTARDS!!!!!              

  2. I didn’t know that Sharia law was a threat to an area simply because a girl wanting to go to a fake military school wanted to wear her hijab. She wants her religious rights protected, and you guys think she is taking over. Hell, Nick knows what it was like to be required to go to church every Sunday for the first few weeks we were there, or go to a seminar in place. I’m pretty sure that would qualify as illegal, but who knows? Ask Nick about going to religious meetings weekly to get out of battalion as a knob so that he wouldn’t be harassed.

    • #Shon. I’ll make this as brief as poss, since I already know that your concentration span is limited! So, here goes…. I’d like to come visit your dorm room sometime just so I can release ONE TINY LITTLE COPPERHEAD SNAKE! Mind you, it’s ONLY ONE and it’s just a BABY SNAKE! And what’s more, you many NEVER EVER see the thing — on the other hand, IF IT BITES YOU (whether you see it or not) –YOU’RE DEAD…. Whadd’ya say, Shon????? BTW, God forbid that any religious instruction (namely Christian) should ever be rammed down your throat, other than THE CULT OF MO-HAM-DEAD!!!! Oh, I almost forgot, ‘there is no god’ except maybe for that demon-allah-god-thingy that you worship!!!!!

If sharia law continues spreading, you'll have less and less freedom of speech - so speak while you can!

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