‘Burqini’ Ban: French City Bans Islamic Swimwear as ‘Risk’ to ‘Public Order’

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Bikini begone: What modesty at the beach means for Mormons, Muslims, Orthodox Jews, nuns and more

The French city of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimwear or “burqinis” from its public beaches. The ban comes as France is on high alert following the deadly truck attack in nearby Nice and the recent terror attack on a Catholic church in Normandy. Cannes Mayor David Lisnard issued an ordinance in late…