Banning the burqa!

 

The new French law will affect less than 2000 women, but carries huge symbolic significance. Do you see it as Islamophobic and unconstitutional?

The French senate approved a law banning any veils that cover the face -- including the burqa, worn by some Muslim women. The law was passed by a vote of 246 to 1, with about 100 abstentions coming essentially from left-leaning politicians.

In France, less than 2000 women will be affected, but the fact that wearing a veil is of religious importance in some cultures, makes us question the ruling.

VOTE: Do you see the banning of the burqa as Islamophobic and/or unconstitutional?

Have an opinion? Share it with us in the box below...

By: Lili Radloff

NEXT ON WOMEN24X
 

Read Women24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
83 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
We reserve the right to maintain the quality of the discourse on the comments board as much as we can.
By posting comments you agree to our Terms & Conditions.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.