In the year 2016, women are still being told what they can and cannot wear on the beach.
Photographs have surfaced of armed French police officers making a woman on a beach remove some of her clothing as part of a controversial ban on the burkini.
The garment was designed as a clothing option for Muslim women to be more active while still protecting their modesty (see above).
But in recent days, officials in several coastal French towns have banned the body and head covering in the wake of recent terrorist attacks in the country.
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The photos, taken on Tuesday in Nice, show at least four officers standing over a woman who was resting on the beach, and shortly after appeared to remove her long-sleeved tunic (AKA, NOT actually a burkini).
This enforcement comes as a mother-of-two revealed on Tuesday how she was fined on the beach near Cannes wearing leggings, a tunic and a headscarf — and received a ticket for not wearing "an outfit respecting good morals and secularism."
Oh, so France actually time traveled back to the 1900s, then??
Last week, Nice became the latest French resort to ban the garment, citing