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The firestorm over a policy requiring student-athletes to file for a waivers to wear religious garments during school sports continues to grow.

School and elected officials as well as community members stood alongside sophomore Nasihah Thompson-King Friday to call on the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association to change its policy that requires students to request permission to alter athletic uniforms for religious reasons.

"Change is coming and it's coming rapidly," Thompson-King said at a press conference at Mastery Charter School Shoemaker Campus in West Philadelphia.

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State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown (D-190) said requiring religious waivers for students to play in religious garments was a tragedy.


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