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Joe........What????

Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas as Security Threats
in response to reader comment: What about the dangerous KKK or Skin Heads or racists that lynch

Submitted by Adam the Scot. (United Kingdom), Jan 18, 2009 at 08:16

genuinely no offence, Joe, but what has that got to do with the subject matter in hand. After all, if we were to see any number of people waltzing down a street in full KKK regalia, I think most of us would be aware of the potential for a wee bit of racist violence, similarly with a noticable group of skinheads ( do they exist outside of Germany at the moment ) .

The point about the Niqab and the burqa is that these are articles of everyday clothing within certain cultures, HOWEVER, that does not make it right to expect other countries to accept the wearing of such articles when there is such potential for misuse, and under the present circumstances ( Terrorist acts carried out by Islamic terrorists ). In Scotland, for example a motorcylist entering a bank is REQUIRED to remove his helmet for the benefit of ID and the security cameras, someone in a Burqa, does not, AND the establishment are so afraid of upsetting these people, and making it known that political correctness rules, that there is an unspoken exception.

Well, I work in the security industry, am not easily spooked, but make a point, even if I am being attended to at the time, to leave any business premise that does NOT clarify the identity of any person who's identity is intentionally masked. Ta !

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