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If you ban them down, they shall become more numerous than you could possibly imagine.

Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues

Submitted by Alain Jean-Mairet (Switzerland), Sep 5, 2009 at 07:13

It would be the best occasion to become visible as good Muslims. It would be an excellent provocation, not only against non-Muslims, like today, but against the non-Muslim state and authority. Many more women will buy and use burqas if it gets banned. And what to do then? Send in the police? Against women? To strip them? That would be a total disgrace.

We have to ban/discredit Islam itself, the practice of it, and it will be more and more difficult to put together good projects for that purpose as such minimal, awkward and coercive measures are taken. They give Muslims good pretexts for being angry and hide the fact that they, Muslims, are creating and fueling the impossibility to live with them as soon as they respect their "religion".

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