Sikh prison guard’s beard case draws U.S. scrutiny

Posted: November 24, 2012 at 3:24 a.m.

California’s policy barring beards on prison guards has come under scrutiny by the U.S. Justice Department after a discrimination lawsuit by a Sikh man who said he was denied a job because of his facial hair, which is part of his religious practice.

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Religion, Pages 14 on 11/24/2012