The First Amendment to the US Constitution - Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Politics, Religion, Separation of Church and State, Religious Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Freedom from Religion, Forcing Religion on Others, Unicorns. You're allowed to believe in a god. You're allowed to believe unicorns live in your shoes for all I care. But the day you start telling me how to wear my shoes so I don't upset the unicorns, I have a problem with you. The day you start involving the unicorns in making decisions for this country, I have a BIG problem with you.
So true. I don't expect people of a religious persuasion to do what I do in my life. But I DO expect them to mind their own business if I do something they don't believe in. It's my body, my mind, NOT theirs or their gods.
Atheism, Religion, God is Imaginary, Separation of Church and State, Freedom of Religion, Freedom from Religion, Forcing Religion on Others. "Religious Freedom" is the ability to worship how you choose on your own time. It is not a free pass to control other via your religion.
This pamphlet discusses the issue of the burqu and niqab through some points as: Why people fear the burqu, the right to freedom of religion and expression and types of Islamic dresses. It also refutes some misconceptions about niqab and burqu.