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DIANA ZUNIGA
APRIL 14TH 2009
PRINCIPLES OF ETHICS RESEARCH PAPER
MR. PHLEPS

In the Muslim religion women are often covering up to show modesty. But it is not a requirement some Muslims reveal. Here is a passage from the Quran:
"Say to the believing man that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that will make for greater purity for them; and Allah is well acquainted with all that they do. And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; and that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what must ordinarily appear thereof; that they should draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty except to their husbands, their fathers, their husbands' fathers, their sons, their husbands' sons, their brothers or their brothers' sons, or their sisters' sons, or their women, or the slaves whom their right hands possess, or male servants free of physical needs, or small children who have no sense of the shame of sex; and that they should not strike their feet in order to draw attention to their hidden ornaments ..." (Qur'an 24:30-31)

Many Muslims argue that it is mandatory that all women cover up. But others disagree. Many claim that it is a choice and that they have the freedom to choose to cover up or not. The incident earlier this week has this issue in question. A woman in Orland Park was arrested for gruesome charges. She beat her 2 year old niece over the course of 4 days. Resulting in the death of 2 year old Bhia Hadid. Nour Hadid was shown in a mug shot, crying and trying to cover up her body. Nour is a practicing Muslim. Muslim women are accustomed to cover themselves from head to toe.
Nour is said to be a devoted Muslim. Wearing a hijab is just in her nature. The reason so many Muslim women cover themselves up is to show modesty.
On April 5th Nour Hadid was arrested…...

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