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Mon., April 11, 2011, 8:06 a.m.

France Bans Islamic Burqs, Niqabs

Item: France's ban on burqas, niqabs takes effect/CNN

More Info: France's controversial ban on wearing Islamic veils such as burqas and niqabs took effect Monday. The ban pertains to the burqa, a full-body covering that includes a mesh over the face, and the niqab, a full-face veil that leaves an opening only for the eyes.

Question: Should burqas be banned in this country?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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