Protecting visible indicia of religious expression is more critical now than ever. Violence against Sikh men who wear turbans as part of their religious expression is disturbingly prevalent. Women in hijab have been subjected to discrimination and violence for years, continuing through to today. Jewish people are often targeted for wearing religious attire. It is far more important for government agencies to enact policies that affirm religious minorities than for them to have rigidly uniform dress codes.
S.B. 133, An Act Allowing Police Officers to Wear Religious Head Coverings as Part of a Police Uniform