Argument: Ban causes women to cling to burqa more tightly

Issue Report: Ban on Muslim burqa and niqab


“Proposed burqa ban violates freedoms.” The Butler Collegiate Editorial. February 2nd, 2010: “Even if Sarkozy is correct (and there’s good reason to assume he isn’t) the most glaring problem is that a ban on of the burqa would likely prompt women to cling to it tighter, to hang on to a material representation of a persecuted immaterial identity.”