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2013 Today the burka and hijab are still way too common in the West

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

Submitted by Phil Greend (Canada), Feb 23, 2013 at 10:00

It has been over a decade since radical islam attacked our Christian and Jewish values on September eleventh. Now in 2013 we still have some muslim women and ( men ? ) running around in burkas. This is not a safe thing for our society. islamic garments are also not good for the muslim people. This ugly pieces of cloth are intended to de-humanize females. To take away their personhood away from them.

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Imagine it was 1938 and there were German nazi members living in the West. Now think what if their "religion" of nazism, called for their faces to be covered. Would we even think to allow such wrongfulness.

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