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Quebec Considers Ban on Face Veils in Public Sector

Quebec is moving ahead with a law to ban face coverings in the public sector in a move criticized as marginalizing Muslim women and potentially inflaming anti-immigrant tensions in the mainly French-speaking Canadian province.  The proposed law prohibits anyone giving or receiving government services, such as a provincial government-issued health card, from wearing face-covering garments. As an example, it would prevent a woman from donning the face-concealing burqa while trying to...

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