A new law, known popularly as Bill 62, makes it illegal for Quebec public services to be given or received by people wearing face coverings.
Thomas Walkom writes that the real aim of recently passed Bill 62 is to pander to anti-Islamic prejudice by singling out those Muslim women who, for religious reasons, veil their faces.
Among other things, the law would prevent women wearing niqabs, pictured, and burkas in Quebec from using public transportation—unless they receive special authorization.
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