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

Submitted by limpia (United States), Feb 22, 2008 at 15:35

There is absolutely no case for covering the face, which will identify you if you commit a crime in public. No question.

Yet how about the fact that 'women' have limited oxygen throughout the course of their day, a health hazard. we also know that with such an entrenched , dominated culture being the source of this travesty for generations, any women wearing such a garment (even in a western country) cannot be trusted to make a real and logical health decision for themselves and choose to not wear it. They will almost always say that they are doing what' they' want to do. Therefore, burqa needs to be banned even if it were purely due to the health implications.-lack of oxygen .

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