In a preliminary vote, only two members of Pittsburgh City Council voted to enact an ordinance that would prohibit the wearing of any device that would obscure one’s identity when committing a crime. Some members of council believed that the ordinance would violate civil liberties while others believed that the ordinance would be a useful tool for law enforcement.

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http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09252/996772-100.stm
http://legistar.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/detailreport/Reports/Temp/910200910506.pdf