Originally Posted by SchlauCow
To be fair, France should have banned the full covering of faces in a public setting -- rather than explicitly calling it a "burqa ban" -- probably catering to their right-wing brethren and to the French citizens (there are many) who simply don't want Islam to dominate.
It is appalling that they would so blatantly call a specific religion out in this manner. Had they simply put a law into place that banned full face coverage there would not be this kind of controversy.
France failing again.