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Head covering not original to Islam

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in response to reader comment: It's no big deal

Submitted by Straight_Talk_Luigi (United States), Jun 17, 2008 at 16:55

I was watching a documentary on PBS about Abraham, and I noticed how all the people of his tribe wore head coverings because of the desert climate.

My great-grandma used to wear a headscarf to Church services.

The issue is, I think, in the West, women have a choice. If you want to wear that, I won't object. Nuns in my Church do.

But problems arise when it comes to identifying the person for a contract or for voting. Then they need to know who they are talking to.

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