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Watchwoman on the Wall

By The Associated Press

ROME (AP) — An Italian parliamentary commission on Tuesday approved a draft law banning women from wearing veils that cover their faces in public.  Women who violate the ban would face fines of euro-100 to euro-300, while third parties who force women to cover their faces in public would be fined euro-30,000 ($43,000) and face up to 12 months in jail.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/08/02/italian-parliament-commission-approves-burqa-ban/#ixzz1U0WW2gym

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