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Old 27th November 2018, 03:29 AM   #37
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
Where does it say that this is a religious "mandate"? It's a religious practice, akin to saying "Merry Christmas" or wearing a crucifix. Neither of those are religious "mandates", but you can be damn sure Christians would pop a blood vessel if any ever tried to ban them.
Saying 'Merry Christmas' isn't a religious practice. A crucifix is a religious symbol, clearly. A burqa is not, it is cultural. There are other differences too but I'm sure they're as obvious to you as they are to me.
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