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This Oklahoma woman got away with wearing a spaghetti strainer on her head for her driver’s license photo citing her religious freedom..
Shawna Hammond, a Pastafarian, says she was allowed to wear the colander but was required to remove her glasses for the ID photo.
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“It doesn’t cover my face. I mean you can still see my face. We have to take off our glasses, so I took off my glasses,” Hammond said. Religious headpieces cannot cause shadows on your face and the photograph must present a clear view of your face, according to the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety’s rules. “I asked if I could wear my religious headwear and he said, yes, it just couldn’t have any logos, or any type of writing. I told him it didn’t, and I went out to my car and got my colander,” said Hammond. Hammond says she walked back into the tag agency in Enid, Okla. with a strainer on her head. “She kind of chuckled, she giggled, gave me a funny look and asked me what religion I was. I told her I was a Pastafarian,” Hammond said. source
Pastafarianism is a religion where there are “no strict rules and regulations, there are no rote rituals and prayers and other nonsense,” according to the church’s website.
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