Shave and a Haircut: $150,000
The city of Houston has had a ban on beards and goatees for its cops since 1993. Now, though, four officers are suing the city to ...
The city of Houston has had a ban on beards and goatees for its cops since 1993. Now, though, four officers are suing the city to overturn the ban.
The officers say the no-beards rule is discriminatory:
The officers say the prohibition on beards and goatees is unfair for men who suffer a skin condition that reacts negatively to shaving. The condition can cause severe irritation, rashes and ingrown hair.
The city's set to defend the rule, but it's gonna cost a pretty penny:
The Houston City Council on Wednesday unanimously authorized spending up to $150,000 to defend the city in a lawsuit challenging the no-facial hair policy.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
San Francisco Tech Companies Could Have to Pay for Evictions1 hour ago
Cincinnati Uses Lasers to Tackle Road Repairs6 hours ago
A Model for Raising Taxes in Republican States?7 hours ago
Does Chicago Show Gun Control Doesn't Work?7 hours ago
California Intensifies Its Renewable Energy Goals But Concedes to Oil9 hours ago
Arkansas Calculates the Cost of Undoing Medicaid Expansion9 hours ago