Thursday, July 29, 2010

Fatwas and the burka ban

I published this article today on burka ban legislation

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Burka ban conversations rage hot because they relate with precision to current world tensions at many levels. 
I have already presented a simple solution in many previous articles on how Western secular governments should handle delicate aspects of legislation that tread into areas of religious rights and sensibilities.
Take care of your citizens. Create opportunity, and sustain a legislative environment that is fair and unbiased.

Sheik Aedh al-Garni, a popular Saudi cleric said Saturday it is permissible for Muslim women to reveal their faces in countries where the Islamic veil is banned to avoid harassment, while deploring the effort to outlaw the garment in France.
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