Ohio Man Seeks Right To Wear Colander In I.D. Photo.

 
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An Ohio man is protesting a Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) policy that he says infringes on his religious beliefs.

Richard Steve Moser III of Cincinnati said he has been denied the ability to get a driver's license photo while wearing a pasta strainer on his head. Members of a satirical religious group known as the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, whose members call themselves "Pastafarians," sometimes sport colanders, and Moser said he wants to wear one for his photo.

Officials at the BMV say they allow religious head coverings in photos only if the person wears them in public on a daily basis. Lindsey Bohrer, a spokeswoman for the BMV, told the Akron Beacon Journal in an email, "Upon consideration of Pastafarians' requests, the BMV has determined that there is no evidence that members of this...

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