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Burqas

French Lawmaker: Burqas Are 'Walking Coffins'

AP | ANGELA DOLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — As France's parliament debates whether to ban burqa-like Muslim veils, one lawmaker compares them to muzzles, or "walking coffins." Anot...

PHOTOS: Countries That Back Banning The Burqa

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Most Western Europeans are in favor of prohibiting Islamic veils known as burqas, but there is little support for laws on face-covering scarves in the...

Dressing For The School Run: Are Pajamas OK?

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

A head teacher in Belfast recently imposed a ban on parents showing up to school in their pajamas. (Yikes! I just did that this morning!)

French Identity Debate: Beyond Burqas

GlobalPost | Mildrade Cherfils | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS, France -- A panel of French lawmakers has recommended passing a law to forbid women from wearing head-to-toe Islamic dress in some public space...

Sarkozy: Burqas Are 'Not Welcome' In France

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — President Nicolas Sarkozy declared Monday that the Islamic burqa is not welcome in France, branding the face-covering, body-length gown ...