House passes bill banning race-based hair discrimination

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The house passes a bill to prohibit discrimination based on hair the house voted to thirty five to one eighty nine to prohibit discrimination on the basis of hair texture and hairstyles like here that's tightly coiled curled warning corn rows twist braids or afros the bill now goes to the Senate where its fate is uncertain president Biden has already said that he would sign the bill Ohio congressman Jim Jordan during floor debate was surprised this bill was a priority bills not about increasing domestic production of energy so we don't have five dollar gas the bill is not about dealing with the inflation problem the forty year high inflation problem that this country faces other Republicans who voted against the measure said protections against discrimination already exist in several federal laws I'm

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