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Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year old French woman who has been fined for wearing a niqab while driving, arrives at the police tribunal in Nantes June 28, 2010.
Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2010

Open quoteTo fight an extremist behavior, we risk slipping toward a totalitarian society.Close quote

  • a former member of France's governing party and the sole opposing voice in the vote to approve a ban on wearing face-covering veils in public places
Photo: Stephane Mahe / Reuters | Source: NYT