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Reader comment on item: Hijabs on Western Public Women
in response to reader comment: The bottom line, is that I am not concerned about whether or not a woman wants to wear a covering.

Submitted by Stranchan (United States), Nov 16, 2014 at 19:03

Michael, your opinion is all well and good about hijab choice, but in reality, there are too many who turn it into a political statement, file lawsuits for religious promotion purposes and generally make opinions about it less relevant. I too have no personal investment in what a person puts on their face or head, but we at least agree that customs can be respected in respective countries.

The bottom line is: those who make brouhahas and file lawsuits for the right to wear hijab/niqab, whether due to violation of security concerns or company/govt laws and customs, are not respecting the laws of the land. and that is the point.

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