CT House passes bill to prohibit discrimination for hair

Connecticut is moving forward in enacting the CROWN Act, which prevents discrimination based on hairstyles.

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- Connecticut is moving forward in enacting the Crown Act, which prevents discrimination based on hairstyles. It stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair. The Connecticut house approved the legislation, so now it heads to the Senate. Governor Lamont supports the bill. A recent study found black women are 1.5 times more likely to be sent home from work because of their hairstyles. New York and New Jersey have already passed the Crown Act.