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May 2008
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Another country struggles over religious issues during elections

LJ-SEC: (ORIGINALLY POSTED BY [info]idragosani)

This is tangential to main topic of Dominionist Christianity, but may be of interest here.

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) - A general election on Sunday in this mostly Muslim nation might help answer a divisive question: whether women should be allowed to wear head scarves in official settings and state institutions.

It was a tempest over a head scarf that helped trigger the elections in the first place. Secularists reacted with outrage when the Islamic-oriented ruling party proposed a presidential candidate whose wife covered her head.

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