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Originally posted by Dock9
reply to post by Jinni
So, by the same logic, you'd support covering all trees, for example, as token respect for Nature ?
How is covering oneself head to foot a symbol of respect to oneself ?
Were the women born covered head to foot ?
Do muslim men cover themselves head to foot ?
How does it work. Please explain ?
Originally posted by blueorder
Originally posted by truthquestFrankly I don't give a damn about why they are wearing what they chose to wear. Going on a violent authoritarian rampage to be stop unwanted clothing is ridiculous.
what "violent" rampage exactly
Kudos to the french
Originally posted by v3_exceed
Why is it that if westerners were to go to live in some of these countries the SAME treatment is acceptable in the reverse? IE: they MUST cover their heads, they MUST conform, but when a person chooses to leave that country to live in another the new countries culture should take a backseat?
Originally posted by purplemonkeywait let me get this straight, they shouldn't have to give up their culture... but we have to give up ours...
Originally posted by p51mustang
muslims are getting some hard looks in the states lately.
Some husbands may force their wife to wear long dresses as opposed to short skirts. Now what... are you going to ban long dresses and fine people wearing long dresses $1,000? I think you will... because you seem to like the idea of new crimes for tons of extra profits for the authoritarians... that way they can up with even more oppressive rules.
A lot men would not allow their wives to go around naked. . an off-the-wall insane law that against all human rights forces a dress code upon the population. Sickening.
The fact is there are husbands who wish their wife's to wear full garment, and there are some wives who are willing to for no other reason than to make their husbands happy. .
Ayaan Hirsi Ali escaped from her arranged marriage and from the restictive and the sexual inequality of her Muslim upbring.
In her book "The Caged Virgin" she gives 10 tips to help Muslim girls and women effectively escape from their bondage.
People donning burkas in France may soon risk incurring a 150 Euro fine, the equivilant of about $190. Rachid Nekkaz and his wife Cecile Le Roux think that's unfair. Nekkaz is a wealthy real estate mogul and a Muslim. Le Roux is a Christian. "We don't believe in the burka," Le Roux told PRI's The World. "However, what I do believe is that personal freedom is sacred in a democratic, Western country."