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Shall we ban nuns from wearing habits then?

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Submitted by zzazzeefrazzee (United States), Nov 28, 2006 at 19:10

Shall we ban all nuns from wearing habits then?

Covers the same part of teh body, but is worn by the adherent of another faith.

Plenty of muslim women here espouse wearing the hijab as a religious choice, just like a nun chooses to wear one as a religious choice. It is not as a poltical statement. Not all muslim women wear them.
If you can see their face, what's the big deal? What's the threat?
Just what do you acheive by forcing women to NOT cover their hair?

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