In a sensible move:
Denmark will join other European countries banning full-face covering, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa
Countries that currently have restrictions or bans on the burqa include France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland. Even Cameroon followed suit a month after Chad implemented a ban in summer 2015, “following suicide bombings by people wearing veils.” Austria implemented a legal ban only days ago.
“Denmark Latest European Country to Ban Islamic Face Veils”, Breitbart, October 6, 2017:
Denmark will join other European countries banning full-face covering, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa.
Jakob Ellemann-Jensen of Denmark’s liberal party that leads a center-right governing coalition says a law proposal was not aimed at any religions or a ban of scarfs, turbans or kippa, the traditional Jewish skull cap.
Ellemann-Jensen spoke Friday after a meeting in Parliament.
A large majority of lawmakers, including the opposition Social Democrats — Denmark’s largest party— has said it would vote for such a law, popularly known as the “Burqa Ban.” The move is mostly seen as directed at the dress worn by some ultra-conservative Muslim women……