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Why I want to wear the burqa

They’ve been called a lot of things:  from a threat to public security to the vanguard of the Islamic takeover of the “free West”.  That’s a lot to put on a piece of cloth.   There are less than 200 women in the Netherlands who wear the burqa.  They come from different corners of Dutch [...]

 
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Women fighting back - always a good news story

When I opened up the papers today I immediately spotted two stories that made me happy in the daily litany of grief.

Banning the Burqa is a bad move.

The French are discussing outlawing the burqa from the public eye. Can anyone think of a better tit for tat?

Extremely orthodox Muslims want to eradicate the female image from the public eye, and now some in the French government want to eradicate all signs of that eradication.