One Nation’s Mark Latham ramps up calls for burqa ban in NSW state buildings, by The West Australian.
Controversial One Nation candidate Mark Latham has got behind Pauline Hanson’s calls to ban the burqa, labelling the Islamic garment as ‘sexist, anti-social and silly’.
The former Labor leader, who joined up with right wing One Nation in November last year, argued that voters in NSW had become ‘very worried’ about the issue and that it was time to follow the lead of nearly a dozen countries worldwide who have banned full face veils. …
“The truth is we can’t build a stronger society unless we can talk to each other face to face, literally.
“It’s a policy to bring people together where we can actually talk to each other and cross racial and religious boundaries.”
hat-tip Stephen Neil