An Austrian man won a three year battle to wear a spaghetti strainer in his driver’s license photo.

Niki Alm, a self-confessed atheist, started his battle back in 2008 when he discovered that you are allowed to wear headwear in official photos only for confessional reasons. He tested this law by becoming a “Pastafarian” and joining the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster before applying for his driver’s license wearing the spaghetti strainer. Alm was asked to go for a medical interview to check on his mental fitness to drive before his license was issued, which he passed successfully.

Alm’s next challenge is getting Pastafarianism recognised as an official religion in Austria

Pastafarian allowed to wear spaghetti strainer in his driver's license photo

Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

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  2. [...] her faith (though I do wonder whether the University would have allowed Pastafarians to wear their spaghetti strainers instead of graduation caps!). Islam sometimes may be a very visible religion and, by [...]

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