The woman had no business yanking the scarf but this was no hate crime and certainly not a felony. The case has been overcharged and the prosecutor should be publicly scolded by the court.
we’ll see...It’s Chicago, you know...
and furthermore (from post #40), the woman didn’t make a “hateful” statement; she made a factual one. (If one considers Hasan’s statement that his nationality was “Palestinian.”)
She never said anything about or to the victim at all.