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9 Dec 2023

Philadelphia to Ban Ski Masks, Citing Rise in Masked Crime

Philadelphia City Council passed a bill with a 13-2 vote to ban ski masks in certain public spaces to reduce crime. The new law could lead to fines ranging from $250 to $2,000 for violators. This law, expected to be signed by Mayor Kenney next week, faces opposition from civil rights groups fearing it may infringe constitutional rights and target youth. [Source](https://www.complex.com/style/a/backwoodsaltar/philadelphia-to-ban-ski-masks-citing-rise-in-masked-crime)