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The Burqa is for Pussies

Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues

Submitted by Alain Jean-Mairet (Switzerland), Sep 4, 2009 at 10:46

To ban the burqa is actually helping Islamists. It is at least the conclusion you can draw from a recent poll in France, where some politicians are demanding a law banning the burqa: http://oumma.com/Etude-sur-le-port-du-voile

59% of French Muslims think that the burqa (voile int├ęgral) is a Coranic obligation
80% would feel targeted by a ban
86% condemn such a law
77% see no oppression in the burqa
56% think that it is a religious sign
63% think it is a symbol for the feminine sense of modesty

To go on with such a law is to give a go-signal to the "youths" who already have been burning dozens of thousands of cars each year since 2005 in France. I mean, it is okay to provoke and to crush them of course (although I doubt that the French will do either), but not for something as insignificant as the burqa. If we are to give them what they think is good reasons to become nasty, let's attack something Islamic that is really bad. Say the Koran or Mohamed.

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