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Reader comment on item: Ban the Burqa - and the Niqab Too

Submitted by Arlinda DeAngelis (United States), Nov 25, 2007 at 10:20

To be or not to be made deaf and dumb before society is not even the choice of Islamic women. It is for their masters to decide for them. How special is that!?

I see it as a money thing. It seems that that many of these Islamic Lords and Masters have not much income to give their wives so that she might take care of her family and herself. It's what happens when one doesn't work for a living and spends more time with his friends and colleague terrorists then working to put food on the table for their unfortunate wives and families.

The slave-wife certainly doesn't need much if she is enshrouded like a mummy. Doesn't need her hair done, or comestics or clothes or jewelery or even health care. She needs nothing. She isn't there. And when she is acknowledged it is that she is a womb factory. She has no voice except to advocate for her own enslavement. Every time she wears a berqua she advocates for her enslavement and the enslavement of every women in the Middle East. Elie Weisel once said that worse then slavery is to advocagte for ones own enslavement.

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