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Ban the Niqab, the Burqa and the Burkini too!

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Submitted by Allyson Rowen Taylor (United States), Aug 2, 2007 at 11:30

I agree with Daniel regarding the banning of the garments for safety and health reasons alone. But they should be banned as they are ugly. Every man in the Middle east who demands women wear this form of garment abuse should have to wear one themsleves for a month and try to go abouth their daiy business. This garment is morally offensive, and the viewing af a womens face only as a corpse is just sick.

I think the men who cannot stand the sight of women for fear of sexual excitment need major help, and should move out of the 8th century and control their desires. Perhaps a little Sex ed that Barak wants to have in kindergarten should be instilled in the madrassas first. I think it is the Muslim culture that needs this more than western civilization. My son just got back from the south of France and after 10 minutes was unfazed by the topless women on the beach, they just became, women, not objects of irrational sexual urges.

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