Steve Chapman opposes France's proposed ban on burqas because in a free society "none of us is obligated to integrate. The Amish don't. Neither do the Hare Krishnas...Wearing a suicide bomb around your waist is aggressive. Concealing your face is peaceable. Veiled women are not refusing to exist in the eyes of others. They, like all the rest of us, are merely deciding on what terms to make their existence visible."