Proposed federal law in Canada would force voters to show faces

October 24, 2007 Muslim women who wear niqabs or burqas would be required to remove their face-coverings in order to vote in federal elections under a new bill introduced in the Canadian House of Commons on Tuesday. Bloc Quebecois MP Michel Guimond tabled the measure which spells out that voters have to show their faces in order to cast ballots.

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