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France adopts a law to ban the hijab

The French Senate has passed a bill requiring Muslim mothers accompanying their children on school trips to remove their headscarves, or hijabs.

The French Senate has passed a bill requiring Muslim mothers accompanying their children on school trips to remove their headscarves, or hijabs.

A French source said the French Republican right-wing party had 163 votes in favor and 114 against.

He noted that both the Republican Movement Forward and the Socialist Party opposed.

The bill needs to be passed by the French National Assembly (parliament) to become law, and because of opposition from the Republican Party, the likelihood of passing the bill is slim.

A few days ago, French President Emmanuel Macron said, “I am not interested in the hijab in public, but when it comes to public institutions and schools, the issue of the hijab concerns me. Secularism requires it.”

Two weeks ago, Education Minister Jean-Michel Blancer and leader of the National Rally Party, Marine Le Pen, demanded that the hijab be banned in public places, creating controversy in the country and leading to comments aimed at Muslims.

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