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Reader comment on item: Ban the Burqa - and the Niqab Too
in response to reader comment: Ban the Burqa

Submitted by Abu Nudnik (United States), Aug 3, 2007 at 00:54

"A western woman has the right to uncover her body in public place, therefore, a Muslim woman has the right to cover her body, wholly or partly, according to her wish. That is freedom."

No, that is nonsense. Uncovering does not make the woman harder, but easier to identify. Uncovering does not create a risk of election fraud, criminal acts, flight from criminal acts and all the rest. Your argument doesn't even address the main point.

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