I think not. You can't wear flip flops on a lot of the rides at Islands of Adventure but I didn't see anyone rioting over the fact. Can't these folks see it's for the safety of all the riders?
Muslims, police scuffle at Rye Playland over amusement park’s head scarf ban; 15 arrests made
Rye Playland was shut down Tuesday after cops scuffled with Muslims upset that women wearing head scarves were barred from the rides, witnesses said.
Fifteen people, including three women, were charged with disorderly conduct and assault in the chaos, authorities said.
The ban, which is not Muslim specific, was imposed about 3 years ago mostly to prevent hats from falling onto the tracks of roller coasters and other rides, park officials said.
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