Ignorant ***** like the EDl(Original post by gbduo)
...and i wonder what caused that!
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Should the UK ban the Muslim face veil? watch
- 29-01-2010 23:08
(Original post by mathperson)
- 30-01-2010 01:21
I'm educated, value freedom and feeling comefitable [sic] and secure.
Whilst their faces cannot be identified on CCTV for example, the same argument could be made for balaclavas, hoodies, headscarves and any other item of clothing that is fully covering. When it comes to airport security, women wearing the buka have to be put through the same checks as everyone else. There is no evidence to suggest that they are a particular threat to security. Yes, there was once an isolated case of a man wearing a burka to escape a crime scene (can't remember the deatils, but you proably know the case) - but he could equally have easily escaped wearing a balaclava, or a headscarf, or anything else that fully covers the body. And it's hardly like it happens all the time.
And what do you expect them to do exactly? Muslim women are hardly the most common perpertrators of crime. There is no rational or evidential reason why they should make you uncomfortable - can you please explain this further?
As I said before, if you're so xenophobic that the mere sight of someone wearing a burka actually freaks you out (because of the scale of cultural difference or whatever) that's surely you're problem, not theirs?