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Burqa is to women what Confederate flag is to black Americans--a symbol of oppression

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

Submitted by Lynn (United States), Jun 22, 2009 at 13:51

Burqa should be banned in any civil service job or public school. Employers should forbid it too. We need to firmly take the stand that we believe in equal opportunities for all people.

It is really not the same as banning all religious dress. It is about ignorance and the subjugation of women. It is not OK. Not that I want us to start policing dress...I'm sure I've worn felonious outfits at times!


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