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head covering,

n a part of an overall contamination limiting strategy, a protective accessory that conceals most of the hair and head
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I wouldn't be so skeptical of head covering if it applied to both men and women.
Lyons said the credit union had begun to implement the policy of asking members to remove head coverings and sun glasses as the economic downturn had begun to make robberies more likely.
For many years, my mother's head covering had been difficult for me to accept.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat made the kaffiyeh head covering famous.
CAIR says Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) employees had insisted that the women remove their headscarves for their driver's license photographs despite regulations requiring an exemption for religious head coverings.
Amasa, a graduate of the University of Ilorin and an indigene of Kwara State, was not called to bar by the Nigerian Law School for her insistence on wearing a head covering (hijab) during the induction ceremony on December 13, 2017, in Abuja.
Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican last Wednesday to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the king of Saudi Arabia.
Police in Long Beach, California, have reversed their policy on barring prisoners from wearing any religious head covering while in custody.
The respondents were shown six pictures showing women wearing a shuttlecock burka, a niqab, different forms of headscarves and one without any head covering.
As Philadelphia police officer lost a battle to wear her Muslim head scarf to work as a Nevada state school paid to settle Wednesday a civil rights case involving harassment of a Muslim girl just days after a controversial Oklahoma bill prohibiting wearing a head covering in driver's license photos was dismissed by state senators as a constitutional violation.
The female clerk and a male clerk asked the three men to remove the head coverings, citing a store policy posted on the front door asking all customers to remove any head covering.