Ayaan Discusses Heretic with Canadian Publication Maclean’s

As part of her Canadian book tour, Ayaan sat down with Maclean’s magazine to discuss her new book, the power of ideas, and her hope for the possibility of an Islamic reformation.

In response to a question about Canadian debate surround niqabs and burqas at citizenship ceremonies, Ayaan says, “The demand that Islam makes of women is to not attract attention to yourself, and if you are in a secular society, that attire does exactly that, and it is a political symbol, no longer religious.”

Read the full interview here: http://www.macleans.ca/news/world/the-interview-ayaan-hirsi-ali-on-reforming-islam/