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Rastafarian Man Suing State Corrections Dept. for Harassment

Rastafarian Man Suing State Corrections Dept. for Harassment

A former California prison guard who alleges he was harassed for wearing a beard and dreadlocks in accordance with his Rastafari religion is suing the state corrections department. 

The Fresno Bee reports that Solomon Stanley claims to have received special dispensation from a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation rule requiring guards to keep their faces bare and their hair no longer than their shirt collars.

 

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