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Absolutely agree with you, except in one regard. Specific laws that address what you can and cannot wear (or have on your person) in particular situations for safety reasons. If motorcycle crash helmets are mandatory, then there should be no exception for turbans. If everyone has to show their face at passport control, then masks of any kind are banned.  There are plenty of grey cases I am sure, that we can argue about.

Head scarves? Do me a favour! You might just as well try to stop all those desert-booted young professional protestors from wearing their Arafat scarves. We live in a world where many people walk around advertising their 'religion' on T-shirts. It's a personal choice. A statement. Freedom of 'speech'. It is not a question of safety or harming others.

You can't be me, I'm taken

by Sven Triloqvist on Mon Jan 15th, 2007 at 12:58:37 PM EST

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