Muslim and non-Muslim activists alike met up to prepare for a demonstration against Denmark's new “burqa ban.”
Jason Spencer, a Republican state representative who fought to keep Confederate statues in Georgia and pushed for an “anti-masking” burqa ban, has announced he will step down after literally baring his ass on TV.
Lawmakers were free to vote in accordance with their personal views, and 74 did not vote at all.
“Female students wearing the burqa, and radical groups, they are disturbing the teaching process.”
The legislation would bar many public servants — and citizens seeking public services — from wearing face-coverings.
The European Court of Human Rights upheld Belgium’s contentious ban on partial and full-face veils worn by Muslim women on Tuesday.
A recent YouGov poll put British public support for a burqa ban at 57 percent.
For starters, burqas can be used to disguise the identities of robbers and bandits and possibly even buccaneers.