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Needs Haircut Information

I need to know if any prisons in the United States, state or federal, allow their prisoners to grow beards and have long hair. If you don't have their address just listing their names would be a start.

Prisoners here at the Georgia State Prison have filed a class action suit on this issue. We are required to cut off all the hair on our head, military fashion, and are not allowed any hair on our faces. The state claims this is for sanitation and security reasons. We need to show that other prison systems allow prisoners to have beards and long hair without any problems. If PLN readers can send us policies and affidavits on this issue it would be very helpful.

John Harris # EF291-705
H.C.O.1 Star Route,
Georgia State Prison
Reidsville, GA. 30499

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