With this law no one will be allowed to wear clothing that covers their faces. Of course, this is geared specifically for Muslim women who wear a burqa. It is an attempt to curb Islamic extremists in the name of equal rights for women.
I don’t doubt that there are Muslim women who wear the burqa, not out of devotion to God, but from fear of their families and society. This is tragic. But I also know that there are women who truly believe that this is how they best serve, honor and obey God. We may think they are wrong or misinformed, but for them it truly is a matter of religious devotion.
Does it not seem ironic that free western societies are limiting religious freedom because they believe that these people’s religion is limiting their freedom? In other words, they are “promoting” freedom by limiting it.
HT: E-baad E-news
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