An update to this post is available under Burkini Wars
Apparently the latest salvo in the culture war in France is Moslem women wearing “Burkinis” ….
Now – it’s common in France for women to go topless at the beaches – so apparently the complaint, is Moslem women are…
Wearing too much!
Now, BTx3 enjoys the sight of a finely shaped woman in a swimsuit as well as the next guy – and admittedly the Burkini leaves a lot to the imagination…
But, at the same time you have to respect someone else’s beliefs.
Apparently in France, with the first salvo being an order to ban head scarves in 2004s – a woman with clothes on…
Just isn’t French!
France’s struggle with Islamic dress has moved into the swimming pool after a 35-year-old woman was banned from bathing in her “burkini”, a head-to-toe swimsuit.
The woman, identified only as Carole, was making her third outing in a burkini to the town pool at Emerainville, on the eastern outskirts of Paris, when the chief lifeguard ordered her to leave. Read the rest of this entry »