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Veiled Muslim women will be permitted to vote

by Mark5019 / March 22, 2007 8:51 AM PDT

Muslim women wearing the niqab or burka - veils that hide the face entirely - will be allowed to vote in the Quebec elections, without showing their face. That's the directive from the Director general of elections, despite the fact it goes against the electoral law. Typically a voter is to present photo-I.D. But women wearing a full-face veil will have to either swear that they are who they say they are - or have an adult with them verifying their identity. But Sarah Elgazar, from the Canadian Council on American Islamic Relations, says it's an interesting directive, but not necessary. She says very few women wear niqabs or burkas in Quebec, adding they're used to having to reveal their faces at banks, for example, provided it's in front of a woman.


wow they have to swear, think of that

http://www.940news.com/local.php?news=5711

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But, as the article states,
by Steven Haninger / March 22, 2007 10:56 AM PDT

very few women wear this clothing in Quebec, I'd only get suspicious if burka sales skyrocketed near election times. Happy

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(NT) will you swear to that:)
by Mark5019 / March 22, 2007 10:58 AM PDT
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If it works in Canada
by Steven Haninger / March 22, 2007 11:22 AM PDT

you can bet Chicago will give it a try. No, wait a minute. In Quebec, you need to show up at the polls to vote. In Chicago thats not required. It's not even necessary to have ever existed. Happy

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(NT) in chicogo the dead vote and win :)
by Mark5019 / March 22, 2007 11:42 AM PDT
In reply to: If it works in Canada
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RE: wow they have to swear,
by JP Bill / March 22, 2007 12:16 PM PDT

They could just "promise" to tell the truth.

That would work.

Ya know what/who I'm talking about?

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why dont you elaberate
by Mark5019 / March 22, 2007 12:32 PM PDT

so others who dont know will be as enlightened as you are

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(NT) A certain former leader who was popular with the ladies?
by dirtyrich / March 22, 2007 1:03 PM PDT
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No, you don't even get a cigar.
by JP Bill / March 22, 2007 1:23 PM PDT
Wink

I was thinking of something that is going on right now OR I should say that some are trying to get going.

I'll give you a hint, they don't have to take an oath , and no transcripts or recordings.
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and that has what to do with my post?
by Mark5019 / March 23, 2007 12:41 AM PDT

and what your refering to is the dems trying to make a mountain out of nothing bill clinton did same but thats ok

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(NT) This subthread is closed.
by Angeline Booher / March 25, 2007 3:57 AM PDT
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Update..
by EdH / March 24, 2007 9:12 AM PDT
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theres hope yet that they
by Mark5019 / March 24, 2007 10:54 AM PDT
In reply to: Update..

wont suck up to the muslums

hi silver away

who was that masked man i dont know but he droped his drivers license:)

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Now that they can't have their face covered
by JP Bill / March 24, 2007 11:06 AM PDT
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well as op was about canada
by Mark5019 / March 24, 2007 11:51 AM PDT

you tell us

since your the authority on that subject

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No It was about Quebec.
by JP Bill / March 24, 2007 12:06 PM PDT

It was a Provincial Election.

Since you wanted me to tell you, consider yourself told.

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Please correct me, If.........
by Glenda / March 24, 2007 2:28 PM PDT

I am wrong here, But I thought Quebec was STILL part of Canada? Correct?

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to simplify it for you
by jonah jones / March 24, 2007 4:38 PM PDT
if the VDOT -read Quebec- allowed veiled woman to take out a license (without removing the veil), this would not apply to any other state -read province, and, would not be considered the USofA -read Canada....


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and to simply fy it for you
by Mark5019 / March 25, 2007 12:38 AM PDT
In reply to: to simplify it for you

isnt quebec part of canada?

and im off this ride

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RE: isnt quebec part of canada?
by JP Bill / March 25, 2007 12:46 AM PDT

You and someone else are the only 2 that have asked that question.

The answer is yes.

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wee hes confused maybe you should inform him
by Mark5019 / March 25, 2007 1:01 AM PDT

to simplify it for you - New!
by jonah jones Moderator - 3/24/07 11:38 PM
In reply to: Please correct me, If......... by Glenda

if the VDOT -read Quebec- allowed veiled woman to take out a license (without removing the veil), this would not apply to any other state -read province, and, would not be considered the USofA -read Canada....

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and to make it really simple
by jonah jones / March 25, 2007 1:37 AM PDT

this is called an analogy:

if Rhode Island was declared a "dry state" -no booze-, would that make the USofA a "dry country?


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but most here
by Mark5019 / March 25, 2007 1:50 AM PDT

would realize Rhode Islands part of the united states

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most? you mean some don't?,,,,,,,
by jonah jones / March 25, 2007 3:12 AM PDT
In reply to: but most here

OTOH, everybody knows that Quebec is part of Canada, and most know that a law passed in Quebec doesn't cover all of Canada...


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seems your still confused ask jp as he lives in canada
by Mark5019 / March 25, 2007 3:20 AM PDT

and can perhaps email you a map for you to see where the usa starts and canada begins as your confused where rhode island is thats why you need to ask jp


to simplify it for you - New!
by jonah jones Moderator - 3/24/07 11:38 PM
In reply to: Please correct me, If......... by Glenda

if the VDOT -read Quebec- allowed veiled woman to take out a license (without removing the veil), this would not apply to any other state -read province, and, would not be considered the USofA -read Canada....

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The other person I was referring to wasn't Jonah.
by JP Bill / March 25, 2007 1:43 AM PDT

You know who she was/is.

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I simply
by Glenda / March 25, 2007 1:51 AM PDT

asked you/it a question in reply to this comment of yours!
"No It was about Quebec"
Next time I won't bother you with any hard questions

Still the same, Glenda, no was/it!

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but jp you replied to me
by Mark5019 / March 25, 2007 1:52 AM PDT

and your confused again

RE: isnt quebec part of canada? - New!
by JP Bill - 3/25/07 7:46 AM
In reply to: and to simply fy it for you by Mark5019

You and someone else are the only 2 that have asked that question.

The answer is yes.

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(NT) What????????????????
by Glenda / March 25, 2007 1:28 AM PDT
In reply to: to simplify it for you
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you need to them
by Mark5019 / March 25, 2007 3:21 AM PDT
In reply to: What????????????????

some think rhode islands in canada:(

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(NT) This sub thread is closed.
by Angeline Booher / March 25, 2007 3:59 AM PDT
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