By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – There has already been an amendment to the CROWN Act, Pittsburgh’s new hairstyle discrimination law.

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The CROWN Act passed in October and protects someone’s hairstyle that is reflective of their culture or identity.

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

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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.