(RNS) — The new guidelines allow personnel to request a waiver to wear religious apparel, including turbans and hijabs, and to have unshorn hair or beards for religious reasons.
(RNS) — In 2011, as California’s attorney general, Harris fought to defend a policy that prevented state prison guards from keeping beards for religious reasons. Now, Sikh activists want an explanation.
(RNS) — When the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association prohibited him from competing because of his beard, this Sikh athlete decided to fight to change the rules.
(USA Today) The move comes as the NYPD has been stressing diversity within its ranks, partly as a response to heightened tensions between police and communities across the country.