Ban on religious gear in public at heart of Quebec election
Victory for ruling party could outlaw yarmulkes, niqabs, turbans and such in Canadian province's public buildings.
If Monday's election in Quebec goes to the ruling Parti Quebecois, the kippa, niqab (veil), turban, prominent crucifixes and other conspicuous religious accessories may be barred from sight in the province's public buildings. These restrictions are at the heart of PQ's Charter of Values, the centerpiece of the party's campaign, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
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