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Spentastic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-19-04 08:22 AM
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16. Are convents state schools?
I don't think so. Do little old ladies attend school? If they wish to run for public office they will have to forego overt religious displays. In a secular state this is appropriate.

Is this not a case of pressure being removed from all who come from religious backgrounds? I find it extremely unlikely that God is going to hold it against them.
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  -Belgium joins French move to ban Islamic scarf in schools, offices rodbarnett  Jan-19-04 06:59 AM   #0 
  - I might be alone on this, but  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 07:06 AM   #1 
  - No, you're not!  sushi   Jan-19-04 07:28 AM   #4 
  - headscarfes are banned in Turkey as well  Kellanved   Jan-19-04 07:29 AM   #5 
  - I have noticed too, that most of the "dress" restrictions  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 07:33 AM   #7 
  - Stealing and Corrupting Women  MadameJ   Jan-19-04 08:15 AM   #14 
  - to your question  kgfnally   Jan-19-04 12:41 PM   #55 
  - The restrictions to not apply to men who wear beards  DuctapeFatwa   Jan-19-04 04:30 PM   #63 
     - Wow  Muddleoftheroad   Jan-19-04 05:55 PM   #65 
  - That is one scary post  Noon_Blue_Apples   Jan-19-04 03:47 PM   #62 
  - Not all Muslims are emigrates.  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 08:07 AM   #11 
  - I agree with you  Spentastic   Jan-19-04 08:09 AM   #12 
  - I didn't say just muslims...  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 08:18 AM   #15 
     - Are convents state schools?  Spentastic   Jan-19-04 08:22 AM   #16 
        - As I understand it, the Koran only tells women to dress modestly  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 08:28 AM   #19 
        - The more restrictive dress codes come from the "interpreters"  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 08:41 AM   #24 
           - I know that there are "low lifes" in every part of society and  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 08:53 AM   #28 
           - Maybe an ignorant question on my part....  formernaderite   Jan-19-04 05:07 PM   #64 
        - The question is...  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 09:29 AM   #38 
           - Guess what  Spentastic   Jan-19-04 09:34 AM   #40 
           - Until recently nuns and priests in Mexico  burrowowl   Jan-19-04 12:40 PM   #54 
  - You are right.. they are not all emigrees, but  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 08:13 AM   #13 
     - Religion is private..not public..  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 08:26 AM   #18 
        - Belgium and France are "western" countries? No??  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 08:30 AM   #20 
           - Yes.  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 08:45 AM   #26 
              - He looks just like My Marvin  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 08:49 AM   #27 
              - I understand.  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 09:00 AM   #33 
              - Freedom of or Freedom from?  Spentastic   Jan-19-04 08:57 AM   #31 
                 - the States desire to be free of it  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 09:15 AM   #35 
                    - Exactly  Spentastic   Jan-19-04 09:25 AM   #37 
                       - Muslims are required to abide by the laws  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 09:34 AM   #39 
                          - Nicely done  Spentastic   Jan-19-04 09:35 AM   #41 
  - what's the problem with headscarfs anyway?  rman   Jan-19-04 08:35 AM   #23 
  - the argument I've seen from the anti-hijab people  Maeve   Jan-19-04 08:41 AM   #25 
     - then what about voluntarily wearing a headscarf?  rman   Jan-19-04 09:41 AM   #43 
        - The argument is that the choice is not their own  Maeve   Jan-19-04 10:25 AM   #45 
           - but the state can sanction prohibition, forcing women not to wear  rman   Jan-19-04 11:42 AM   #52 
              - My take on it is this...  PassingFair   Jan-19-04 01:45 PM   #59 
  - Should Yarmulkes be banned? Ash on foreheads?  RememberTheCoup   Jan-19-04 02:14 PM   #61 
  - Gonna backfire ...  BareKnuckledLiberal   Jan-19-04 07:25 AM   #2 
  - It's not oppression  sushi   Jan-19-04 07:31 AM   #6 
  - I wonder  Spentastic   Jan-19-04 07:35 AM   # 
     - I know very few Satanists who wear goat masks.  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 09:40 AM   #42 
  - I'd avoid Sabena flights for the time being  Turley   Jan-19-04 07:27 AM   #3 
  - That will be very easy  Kellanved   Jan-19-04 07:35 AM   #8 
     - OK, OK  Turley   Jan-19-04 08:22 AM   #17 
  - US schools ban gangwear, some students wear uniforms  mainer   Jan-19-04 07:41 AM   #9 
  - Uniforms are the answer.. and banning all jewelry  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 07:46 AM   #10 
     - Sorry, I disagree...  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 08:31 AM   #21 
        - I did not realize that you were Islamic, but here's a question  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 08:34 AM   #22 
           - Ok, here are the awnsers.  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 08:54 AM   #29 
           - "These are their choices to make"  rman   Jan-19-04 09:46 AM   #44 
           - Bad, bad, bad.  FAndy9   Jan-19-04 08:56 AM   #30 
           - He hasn't answered your rude question,  Bridget Burke   Jan-19-04 08:57 AM   #32 
              - My question was not intended to be rude.. I was genuinely curious  SoCalDem   Jan-19-04 09:01 AM   #34 
              - I work with a woman of Islamic faith  kgfnally   Jan-19-04 12:47 PM   #57 
              - I didn't take it as rude  PsychoDad   Jan-19-04 09:23 AM   #36 
  - As long as they ban ALL cross or other religious pendants and  leesa   Jan-19-04 10:31 AM   #46 
  - Appernetly in France they are banning 'large crosses'  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-20-04 09:04 AM   #66 
  - Perhaps the Islamic terrorists will redirect some of thier efforts  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-19-04 10:33 AM   #47 
  - Bring 'em on !!!!!  Flagg   Jan-19-04 10:54 AM   #49 
  - Does France still limit your choice of first names?  starroute   Jan-19-04 10:33 AM   #48 
  - sorry but that's utter BS  Flagg   Jan-19-04 11:06 AM   #51 
     - It seeems to have changed, but it was certainly true in the past  starroute   Jan-19-04 01:58 PM   #60 
  - .  jvaska   Jan-19-04 10:57 AM   #50 
  - These guys are nuts  bspence   Jan-19-04 12:39 PM   #53 
  - I'm not sure how I feel about this issue  RainDog   Jan-19-04 12:43 PM   #56 
  - I find this recent trend to be absolutely disgusting...  thingfish   Jan-19-04 12:47 PM   #58 
 

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