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Six Flags in NJ Sued for Allegedly Discriminating Against Mother and Daughter Wearing Hijabs

A mother and daughter from Staten Island have filed a lawsuit against Six Flags Great Adventure in Ocean County, claiming they were discriminated against for wearing hijabs and ultimately lost their membership to the theme park when they complained.

The family members, identified in a civil complaint by their initials only, patronized the Jackson Township theme park on Aug. 31, 2021, both wearing religious headwear, according to a lawsuit filed Oct. 19, 2022, in state Superior Court in Ocean County.

After placing their phones in lockers, the two waited on a line for the Jersey Devil Coaster ride and were immediately questioned several times by ride attendants regarding what was in their pockets, states the suit.

Read the source article at nj.com

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