By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – There has already been an amendment to the CROWN Act, Pittsburgh’s new hairstyle discrimination law.READ MORE: Openings Still Available For AHN Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Clinic In Monroeville By Appointment Only
The CROWN Act passed in October and protects someone’s hairstyle that is reflective of their culture or identity.READ MORE: WATCH: Girl Challenges Pittsburgh Police Officer And Former Pitt Football Player To Race
The new amendment removes language that protects beards and other facial hair.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Warm Saturday, Chances Of Thunderstorms
The city council and Mayor Bill Peduto believe that a beard is too much of a risk to intense jobs like police officers or firefighters.