link: http://richarddawkins.net/articles/613925-france-officially-bans-th...

 

This is a brief must-read for anyone interested in what has been happening in France regarding Islam!  A fellow at richarddawkins.net was nice enough to post it. 

 

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Comment by Heather Spoonheim on April 12, 2011 at 10:32am
Ok, so they haven't actually banned the veil, just made it compulsory to reveal the face for identity checks - which is perfectly fair, I think. Go Franch Go!
Comment by Morgan Matthew on April 12, 2011 at 12:33pm
A step in the right direction.
Comment by Sassan K. on April 12, 2011 at 8:27pm
Good for the French. We should make this law here too. It is a security issue as well as a human rights issue.
Comment by delapruch on April 13, 2011 at 5:25am
@heather, morgan, katie, stephanie & sassan---thank you for displaying some sanity here!  the six of us vote YES! for another step in ending the religious oppression of women in this world!  thanks for taking the time to check out my blog and for making your comments!  vive le francais!
Comment by Amber Cantrell on April 13, 2011 at 8:40am
THANK YOU!!! Because of this post I got an answer right on a quiz in one of my classes.
Comment by Hope on April 13, 2011 at 10:36am

Very well done,  I'm glad to hear that :)

burka = uncivilized wear came from where I belong unfortunately.

So, congrats France.. Félicitations :)

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