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Down with Burqa and Niqab

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

Submitted by surj (United Kingdom), Aug 14, 2007 at 18:32

I see you are missing the point. You say If you start banning religious clothing, this opens the door to banning various religious garments which other groups wear, you talk of brimmed black hats,tight white socks, sikhs wear thick turbans. wearing those garments you can still recognise them by their faces. Whereas in Burqa and Niqab you do not see the person's face, so you can't recognise them. That is the whole point to BAN the Burqa and Niqab

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