Posted by: becketfund | June 23, 2009

France: Commission Established to Study Wearing of Burqa

PARIS – Following President Nical Sarkozy’s negative comments on June 22 regarding the wearing of the burqa, the parliament formally established a 32-member commission on June 23 to study the wearing of the religious attire in France, AP reported on June 23.  The commission will hold hearings that may lead to legislation that will ban the wearing of the burqa.

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