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Should the United Kingdom Ban the Burqa and Niqab?
A ban on the Burqa and Niqab should be introduced in the United Kingdom.
Covering the face leads to security complications.
Banning the Burqa would reduce the cultural influence Islam imposes on the UK.
Covering of the face affects people's ability to integrate fully into society.
A ban on the Burqa and Niqab is important in guaranteeing women's freedom.
A range of other countries, many similar to the UK, have introduced the ban.
Such a ban is unbefitting of a liberal democracy.
The Burqa and Niqab are longstanding cultural traditions which would then be interrupted, causing distress for both Muslim individuals and communities.
A tolerant society rather then a ban is more attractive to young people then a society which tries to control them by telling what to wear.
Prejudice against Muslims and religious-based division may occur as a result of the ban.
The government should not have the ability to dictate what people can and cannot wear.
Such a ban would be an infringement of people's freedom of religion, which is a fundamental human right.
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