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Philadelphia's Burqa Crisis

DrBarbara Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 10:49 AM
Okay, it's time to establish laws outlawing burqas. Everybody knows that it's the burqa that commits the crime, not the wearer. The poor wearers are no doubt poverty-stricken and mentally handicapped youths. Why didn't those being robbed simply vomit or claim they had a disease.....oh, wait a minute, different story...... So if we outlaw the decadent burqas then no more crimes will be committed. We could use a call box or a whistle if a burqa was attempting to rob story......I'm so confused with all the treks into the liberal mind.......
True Conservative! Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 5:11 PM
Yeah, it's confusing when you're a leftist!! Your post helps clear matters up, though!

Philadelphia, the city where I live, has quietly and unassumedly become the capital of the Western world as regards female Islamic garb as an accessory to crime.

First, a tutorial on Islamic coverings, all of which tend to be called veils in English but fall into three main categories. Some (the abaya, hijab, chador, jilbab, or khimar) cover parts of the body, especially the hair, neck, and shoulders, but reveal the face and identity of the woman; some cover the face (the yashmak) but show the body shape; and some hide the whole body, including the identity and gender of the...