Reason: Outlawing the Burqa

A insightful piece from Reason that puts to rest those emotional responses to laws concerned headgear.

Contrary to the prohibitionists, being deprived of an option is not liberation, and choosing your own clothing is not aggression. The few Muslims who take cover behind the burqa should be tolerated as long as they observe the first axiom of a free society: Live and let live. Maybe someday their opponents will learn to do the same.


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