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A Holocaust film that must be seen

Countries, like individuals, have sinister histories from which they cannot escape. At best, they may be able to come to … Continued

What not to wear: outlawing the face veil

By Zehra Rizavi, contributor to Altmuslimah.com Editor’s note: A French constitutional court Thursday determined that the measure banning the Islamic … Continued

Fashion week: Is modesty back?

By Katherine Boyle Disney moms, listen up: it’s time to turn off Miley and give your daughter the September edition. … Continued

Freedom to wear a burqa

By Hannah Shahauthor Recently, I went to the supermarket with a Muslim friend and her 6-year-old daughter. We were in … Continued

Higher Priority of Religious Freedom

Background and Question: President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and … Continued

The Burqa in France: Freedom For Whom?

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

Hijab Today, Yarmulkes and Crosses Tomorrow

The larger question isn’t about France and it isn’t about Muslims. It’s about whether any state should be able to … Continued

Burqas, Bikinis and Debasing Women

Ah the burqa! A degradation of womankind, or an assertion by an individual Muslim woman that she will control who … Continued

State Neutrality vs. State Hostility

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

Mini Skirts, Yes. Burqas, No?

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

A Modest Proposal

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

Free to Wear?

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

Burqa Battle Is Over Competing Visions of Religion in Public Square

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

Veils Deplorable but Permitted

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

A Woman’s Right to Choose Her Clothing

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

Burqas Can Liberate or Debase

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

Sarkozy Out of Line

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

Obama: What Would Michelle, Sasha and Malia Say?

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

A Bold Way to Close the Olympics

The Dalai Lama recently announced his acceptance of a socialist government in Tibet run by the Chinese Communist Party, and … Continued

French President Sounding More American

I thought French president Nicolas Sarkozy couldn’t make me any happier until Wednesday when he pissed off many with his … Continued