What do you think of the new law in France that will ban the wearing of the Musl

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  1. Denise Handlon profile image89
    Denise Handlonposted 7 years ago

    What do you think of the new law in France that will ban the wearing of the Muslim Burqa?

  2. christopheranton profile image69
    christopherantonposted 7 years ago

    My personal feeling is that it is a very foolish law that will cause a lot of trouble. People should be allowed to cover their faces in public, if that is their choice. Their should be some exceptions to the rule however. For instance, teachers in schools ought to have their faces visible, or those giving evidence in a court of law also.
    But this law, if it is not to be considered discriminatory against muslims, should be applied across the board, and here we encounter problems.
    Suppose someone has a great disfigurement on the face that they would like to keep hidden. Is that person to be arrested under this new rule?
    And what about people who go to fancy dress parties?
    Are the cells of France to be filled up with "Darth Vaders" ?
    The whole law is very badly thought out, and it makes the government of France look ridiculous and petty.

  3. Mr. Happy profile image84
    Mr. Happyposted 7 years ago

    Then, they should ban the little caps that Jews wear and any other sort of religious wear ... it would only be fair ...

  4. yshashikant profile image75
    yshashikantposted 7 years ago

    I feel that the burqa ban in france is against human rights and the muslim religion and is completely incorrect. Everybody has a right to do what he or she wants. And this against the religion. If this is for security reasons then why aren't the muslim men banned to wear a cap, why arent the jew restricted for doing so.. and a lot of other things...
    So please get over it France, and please stop doing such things.

  5. nightwork4 profile image59
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    i don't think it should be banned in public or in private. it should only be banned in government buildings, court houses , banks and anywhere that security and identification are an issue.france is going to pay dearly for this new law.

  6. Wayne Brown profile image83
    Wayne Brownposted 7 years ago

    A law which forbids the symbolism of a given religion does not necessarily remove the intent of that religion and in fact may reinforce the issues of that religion which conflict with the fears of the state.  In America, we do not necessarily forbid someone displaying their religious symbolism as long as it does not violate human rights or break the laws of our society. In that sense, we have religious freedom.  Banning the dress of Islam in public will not shield a country from the dangers of Islam...indeed it will only drive it underground until Islam is in position to take control.  That is always the danger in a free society that the minority will come to be the majority and in doing so will change the rules.  That is the reason there must be limitations on how much any one person or group can change the rules in a free society. That is the basis for a Bill of Rights and a Constitution. Without those documents as the root of our basis for a society, we have no centerline and we have no guard against change to a totally different way of life.  France, on the other hand, is a country and its government becomes an extension of the will of the people.  If the French people do not truly want the Islamic culture assimilated into their society in any way, it is up to them to decide what they ban and what they allow.  At the same time, it is totally up to one of Islamic faith to decide whether he or she wants to reside in a country that places such restriction on things deemed important to their faith...the trade off may be too great.  There is no God-given or Allah-given right here if you will saying that France must do this or that and openly embrace the islamic religion in their society.  To believe so is to believe that particular rights exist in the world that just do not...there is nothing there that has established them as such. WB

  7. Ranzi profile image80
    Ranziposted 7 years ago

    I'm not allowed to wear a cross in Saudia Arabia, and not even permitted to do the sign of the cross in public.

    Also, how do you know that the person next to you at the bank whose face is covered in the burqa, is not a man about to rob the bank?

  8. Abhaque Supanjang profile image77
    Abhaque Supanjangposted 7 years ago

    I do not know what you mean with the word "burqa"; but if the one that you mean here is something like veil / wimple / hood, these are my words: the law is the manifestation of the fears of the ones who are afraid of the existence of Islam in the world. They do not understand and not know if covering the whole body for women in Islam (except their face and their feet) is compulsory, it is a must. The female muslims who do not do this will be sinners and be thrown into the hell, no matter who they are. Islam has been full of systematic laws since 15 centuries ago.
            Sometime, I wonder, what law it is. Will they die to see female muslims wearing veil ? But, if the law is to prohibit them to cover their face with another cloth that the only one can be seen are only their eyes; it is logic.

  9. Disappearinghead profile image75
    Disappearingheadposted 7 years ago

    Not a great idea and it will have unintended consequences. Those women who are 'oppressed by being forced to wear the veil' may just find themselves forbidden to even leave the house. Their final state may be worse than before.

  10. johnyjane profile image60
    johnyjaneposted 7 years ago

    It's like taking away right to live.

    Government should ban it where it can cause problem to others etc.

  11. davidkaluge profile image38
    davidkalugeposted 7 years ago

    I think its unfair to make a law that will oppose the belief of any religion. I know that the event of recent times calls for urgent action but it can be handled others ways.


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