French National Assembly Approves Burqa Ban

The lower house of the French parliament has voted in favor of banning the burqa in public, the female Muslim veil which covers the entire face and body: with broad cross-party support for banning the burqa, lawmakers at the French National Assembly voted in favor of the bill by an overwhelming 336 votes for and just one against the measure.

via:[http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/europe/French-Parliament-Approves-Burqa-Ban-98329849.html]

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