Wearing a hoodie in public may become illegal in Oklahoma ‘to prevent criminals from hiding their identity’

Oklahoma residents fear that hooded sweatshirts may soon be illegal to wear in public.

There is currently a law banning wearing hoods while committing crimes that’s been around since the 1920s but an amendment proposed by Senator Don Barrington may make wearing them illegal in public altogether.

Oklahomans who wear a hood in public may be forced to fork over a $500 fine.

KFOR reports that a law banning hoods was originally written to help fight Klux-Klux-Klan associated crimes.

Barrington states he believes wearing a hood aids in all types of crimes and seeks to pass the amendment to protect the community…

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