A Conservative Derbyshire councillor has been suspended after making "racist" and "hateful" comments about women who wear burkas. [...]
“People don't enter public areas wearing biking helmets or balaclavas, so why should burkas be allowed? “Not to mention the loose style of the whole outfit Muslim women wear... Think how easy it would be to conceal large weapons underneath, assuming it wasn't a man in 'complete' disguise.
A few years ago in Ontario, a burqa-clad man robbed a jewelry store. Any piece of clothing that covers the face is a huge security hazard. Of course, for such common sense talk, the politician will likely be shown the door.