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Tyler Durden's Avatar Jump to comment 267 by Tyler Durden

Comment 240 by RJMoore :

Are you that naive to think Muslim girls wear the burka (or niqab) of their own volition?

Well, you can read what numerous muslim women who wear the burka said when asked about their 'choice' in the matter; but let's say, for the sake of argument, that they are lying....what then? What is the state going to do?

For the sake of argument: if Muslim women are lying about why they are wearing a burka, there's not a damn thing the state can do.

But back to my question: Are you that naive to think Muslim girls wear the burka (or niqab) of their own volition?

What should the state do with regard to female genital mutilation on the grounds of Islamic culture and tradition? I wonder what Muslim girls would say if you asked them how they felt about having their clitoris forcibly hacked off for religious reasons.

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