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Response to Behind the Veil

Reader comment on item: Ban the Burqa - and the Niqab Too
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Submitted by Vermilion (United States), Jun 25, 2008 at 00:49

"Behind the Veil"

You are missing the point. Anyone can wear a headscarf. As far as niqab and burqa is concerned, if you can't show your face in it, then it is a security threat. Didn't you read that people can hide themselves in it and get away? Read again if it didn't sink in the first time.

There is also a middle ground. Just because you don't wear a niqab or a body bag does not mean you are naked. You can still be covered up and be modest. That is the problem with islamists. They're only reason for justifying the niqab is that they obliterate the middle ground and use only the polar ends of the spectrum-- naked or not naked.

Sweetheart..no one's buying it.

May I suggest that you look at the scenario without bias?

Submitting....

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