Several Western countries including France, Spain and Canada have proposed laws which would ban Muslim women from wearing a Niqab in public spaces. A niqab is a cloth that covers the face and is worn by some Muslim women in public areas. In January 2016 David Cameron proposed banning Muslim women from wearing veils in schools, courts and other British institutions. Proponents argue that the ban infringes on individual rights and prevents people from expressing their religious beliefs. Opponents argue that face-coverings prevent the clear identification of a person, which is both a security risk, and a social hindrance within a society which relies on facial recognition and expression in communication.
Yes, a person should be allowed to wear whatever they want but rules and restrictions shouldn’t be altered to accommodate them. If you choose to keep your face covered then you cannot go places where your face must not be covered. Your choices come with consequences and religion is not a valid reason for accommodation.
Yes, in civic ceremonies. But I don't agree with the establishment of such cowardly patriarch-imposed religious traditions from a regressive ideology being so pervasive in a country that strives to be secular.
Women should be able to wear a face veil, however all attendee's may need to provide proof of identity, such as a Driving Licence or a Passport. Any document that contains on its body a photo of the holder, verifiable names and an address may be used as proof as identification. Note that an address may only contain the country of residence in order to meet such requirements.
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