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Senate Bill 181 – Extracurricular Bans on Religious Apparel Prohibited

On February 28, 2022, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed into law Senate Bill 181, which prohibits public and private schools from banning students from wearing religious apparel when participating in athletic and extracurricular activities and events unless such apparel presents a legitimate danger to other participants.

To read this bill, click here.

Authors: Matthew John Markling and the McGown & Markling Team.

Note: This blog entry does not constitute – nor does it contain – legal advice. Legal jurisprudence is like the always-changing Midwestern weather. As a result, this single blog entry cannot substitute for consultation with a McGown & Markling attorney. If legal advice is needed with respect to a specific factual situation, please feel free to contact a McGown & Markling attorney.

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