Blessed Virgin Mary Enlisted to Fight Burqa Ban


Is this a new invitation to interfaith dialogue?
The French have recently indicated support for a ban on veils for women, but now one defender of the burqua has the audacity to suggest that the Blessed Mother would disapprove. In a disjointed and contradictory interview dished up on the BBC, a convert to Islam plays [...]

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French report wants limits on Muslim face veil – AP


PARIS – A parliamentary panel that wants Muslim women to stop veiling their faces recommended Tuesday that France ban such garb in public facilities, including hospitals and mass transit, and a leading panel member said he foresees such an interdiction by the end of 2010. The nearly 200-page report contains a panoply of measures intended […]