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Munley blasts Appeals Court rulings in Hasan case
by Jon Evans
One victim of the Fort Hood shooting spree is upset over Monday's court decisions in the case of Major Nidal Hasan, the suspect in the massacre.
Kimberly Munley, the former civilian officer who was shot several times trying to stop the shooting, released a statement responding to rulings of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. The court on Monday ousted the judge from the case, ruling Col. Gregory Gross didn't appear impartial while presiding over Maj. Hasan's case. The court also threw out Col. Gross' order that Hasan be forcibly shaved. Hasan says his beard is a requirement of his Muslim faith, but facial hair violates Army rules.
The appeals court says the command, not the judge, is responsible for enforcing grooming standards.
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