Belgium poised to ban Muslim veil

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PARIS (RNS) Belgium is poised to become Europe’s first country to ban the face-covering Islamic veil, after lawmakers approved such a measure Thursday (April 29) — just a week after the French President Nicolas Sarkozy ordered similar legislation in France. Deputies in Belgium’s lower house of Parliament voted almost unanimously for banning the face veil, […]

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