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Burkini Ban as Bad as Obligatory Hijab

Posted August 29th, 2016 at 11:08 am (UTC-4)
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by Barbara Slavin The “burkini” controversy is about much more than proper attire on France’s Mediterranean Coast. The victim of repeated brutal terrorist attacks by men claiming affiliation with the Islamic State (ISIS), France is understandably uneasy at the growth of a native Muslim population that distinguishes itself from the general public in such an […]