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Saudi´s next reform: Scrapping
womens´ abaya headcoverings?

American Thinker, by Monica Showalter

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Posted By:PageTurner, 2/10/2018 11:22:29 AM

In what looks like the next shoe to drop, or abaya, as the case may be, a top Saudi cleric has announced that an abaya, or heavy black headcovering, is no longer neccessary attire for Saudi Arabian women. According to Reuters: Saudi women need not wear the abaya - the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of religious faith - a senior member of the top Muslim clerical body said, another indication of the Kingdom´s efforts towards modernisation. On his television programme, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said Muslim women should dress modestly, but this did not necessitate wearing

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No more black garbage bag fashion statements?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: M2, 2/10/2018 11:40:36 AM     (No. 11539533)

Islam has just opened the floodgates, whether they know it or not. It´s the Middle-East equivalent of the "Women´s Liberation" and the "Sexual Revolution" movements in America back in the 60´s. Things will change like they cannot believe. I hope they´re ready.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: M2, 2/10/2018 11:41:01 AM     (No. 11539534)

Really funny, OP. Thanks.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/10/2018 11:47:32 AM     (No. 11539541)

None of this was apparently required by the Koran (nor is the simpler hijab). Those were imposed by men.

According to what I’ve read, the Koran only tells women to dress modestly.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: queenvictoria, 2/10/2018 12:43:07 PM     (No. 11539586)

Just when Macy´s has developed a fashion line for these LOL!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: caddyjak, 2/10/2018 12:56:01 PM     (No. 11539604)

I read that Muhammad ordered his eleven wives to completely cover so other men could not see them.



















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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ribald1, 2/10/2018 2:10:29 PM     (No. 11539695)

#3 the Koran mentions women covering their hair, it was lifted almost word for word from the Old Testament.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: web, 2/10/2018 5:51:24 PM     (No. 11539857)

Gee, before you know it, islam will be moving into the 8th century. Nothing wrong with modesty, in men or women. Leftists scorn and ridicule Christians for it, but love it in muslims.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/10/2018 11:01:28 PM     (No. 11540050)

Re #5, didn’t want anyone to know they were kindergarteners...

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