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An Army appeals court will hear arguments on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in the case of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage, over whether Maj. Hasan will be required to have his beard shaved before his court-martial. The issue has indefinitely postponed his murder trial. Maj. Hasan argues that the order violates his religious rights. (AP Photo/Bell County Sheriff's Department via The Temple Daily Telegram)
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An Army appeals court will hear arguments on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in the case of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage, over whether Maj. Hasan will be required to have his beard shaved before his court-martial. The issue has indefinitely postponed his murder trial. Maj. Hasan argues that the order violates his religious rights. (AP Photo/Bell County Sheriff's Department via The Temple Daily Telegram)

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