20 June 2015

Baloney Meter: Tories say niqab ban needed to prove citizenship applicant's ID | CTV News

Baloney Meter: Tories say niqab ban needed to prove citizenship applicant's ID | CTV News



THE VERDICT  Whatever the merits of the government's arguments about Canadian values and gender equality, the contention that face coverings must be banned in order to verify identity does not hold up, given the multiple other ways in which citizenship applicants must prove their identity.  For these reasons, the statement by Menegakis is "full of baloney."

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