6 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Every person has the Freedom of Choice

Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
in response to reader comment: Mohammad - champion of women's rights and freedm??

Submitted by mo (United Kingdom), Sep 15, 2009 at 16:45

Dear Jaladi,

You know like hundreds of thousand of born again christians that quraan insists of raping hindu and christian women. You know very well quraan do not allow women to choose their dress, and insists on their men to oppress the women. The only point I do not understand is that why men in suit in French parliament should follow the commands in quraan verbatim, by prescribing a dress code for women in France. By banning them from school and office and denying their right to education if they choose what they want to wear.

I thought the great christian tradition of France and the later egalitarian culture would allow women to wear what they want. But instead I hear that a piece of cloth they put on their hair is a political statment which women are not allowed to have. I also that when women gained right to vote to elect men as rulers some 50 years back, they also gained freedom to make political statement. But i did not realize that they are only alllowed to make political statement as long as it does not go against men in suit carrying bible in one hand and das capital in the onther hand. I am sorry I am thoroughly mistaken.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Every person has the Freedom of Choice by mo

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2021 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)