Modification to the CROWN Act in Pittsburgh – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The CROWN Act, Pittsburgh’s new law to discriminate against hairstyles, has already been amended.

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The CROWN Act was passed in October and protects a person’s hairstyle that reflects their culture or identity.

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The new change removes the language that protects beards and other facial hair.

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Councilor and Mayor Bill Peduto believe that having a beard is too great a risk for intense jobs like cops or firefighters.

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