Brigham Young Students Protest Beard Ban

September 29, 2014

Some students at Brigham Young University are protesting a ban on beards, The Deseret News reported. The student group notes that many religious men have beards, and that key leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have worn beards. (See illustration below from the students' webpage.) Brigham Young officials have said that the rule is not about Mormon teachings, but about how students have historically wanted their fellow students to present themselves.

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