Court rules that Canadian citizenship is worth jack shit.

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  1. We Are Borg vs. USS Crazy Horse

    We Are Borg vs. USS Crazy Horse Probably a Dual

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    Emphasis added. It seems to me that the issue at hand here is why we continue to give legal and constitutional protections to a bunch of fairy tale bullshit, whether it has its roots in Christianity, Judaism, Islam or whatever other goofy rules people follow. Hell, even within Islam there is great controversy and debate over whether the Qur'an explicitly requires women to cover their faces.

    If there's no place for the Ten Commandments and Lord's Prayer in public institutions (which there shouldn't be), then there's no place for this nonsense either.

    I await the usual gang of idiots to defend this woman's "rights".
  2. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed Man of Liberty

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    Unless there's some HIGHLY compelling reason for the state to tell someone how to dress or how they must observe their spiritual beliefs, it should just, y'know, back the fuck off.

    So, good ruling.
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  3. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    Nothing surprises me more.
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  4. We Are Borg vs. USS Crazy Horse

    We Are Borg vs. USS Crazy Horse Probably a Dual

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    Agreed... but in this case you're in favour of people hiding their identity. Got it.
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  5. Tererun

    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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    That hiding their identity thing is a load of crap made up by the right wing to pretend there is some sinister reason to be wearing something.

    If the people of Ontario really feel that the hijab is hiding one's identity then I expect them to never ever wear goggles, ski masks, scarves, or any other device that covers their face because we all know they are just doing it to hide their identity so they can rob convenience stores. We will be done with that canadia scourge in a week when all of them have their faces freeze off because of their hatred for muslims.
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  6. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed Man of Liberty

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    The woman identified herself when she tested. If there needs to be subsequent re-identification at the ceremony, I'm sure other means can be employed.
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  7. 14thDoctor

    14thDoctor Listen here, Jack

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    Yup. This was never an issue in the past, until the Conservatives made it one. It's a transparent attempt to appeal to their anti-muslim base. :shrug:
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  8. Beck

    Beck Monarchist, Nazi, Far-Right Whackaloon

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    Well the original reason behind the veil was that they could only reveal themselves to their husband, children, and father. Doing otherwise would excite other men was the argument. I have no idea who thought it up.
  9. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    The Koran does not require the wearing of such dress, and personally I think it is degrading to women. That being said, if a woman chooses to wear it and there are no legal security reasons where the face is required to be displayed, why should they not be entitled to the right of free dress in a fair democracy? It's no different that a women who chooses to wear an extremely revealing set of hot pants. Personally I find the latter crass as much as the former disrespectful. But I still respect a woman's right to wear it if they so choose.

    Hysterical headlines like that from the intellectual weakling OP do not change the fact that choosing what to wear is a democratic right.
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  10. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    The same sort of arseholes who thought up every other religion and sought to impose it on society to control the weak.
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    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    @El Chup

    Mustache version.
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    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    You can make a case for requiring people to show their faces while getting a driver's license photo taken. But while taking part in a ceremony? There's no compelling cause for that, other than "I want to stick a finger in the eye of people who follow a religion I don't like.
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  13. The Ghost of Crazy Horse

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    I'm not surprised by this, Canada is not even a real country anyway.
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  14. K.

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    Religious freedom is what gives atheists like me the freedom to be atheists. So, what @Paladin said.
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    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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    This is something used to hit anyone they do not like. I knopw of a few malls who have banned hoodies because of the "disguise" bullshit. I have gotten into it with Mall security over crossdressing. Gave the cops a great laugh when the mall security manager was melting down because they were not beating me to the curb and he blatantly said I was hiding my identity by dressing as a woman (Particularly as a colorful neon pink and black catgirl) and I I told him I could not sneeze without everyone looking at me and if I ran i am quite sure they could find som,e people to identify me and tell them where I went. The cops and I were having a fucking ball.

    (Just an FYI the mall security people were wrong about why the dresscode was there. Due to disney being a bunch of fuckheads their stores often require the mall to make a contract not allowing any costumes unless Disney approves of it. So if you ever wonder why local malls with Disney stores do not play it up on halloween you can thank the house of mouse.)
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