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French Court Overturns Controversial Burkini Ban After Overwhelming International Outrage!

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Amazing news!!!

After being challenged by rights groups, France's highest administrative court overturned a controversial ban on the burkini in a coastal town!

The ruling from the state council on Friday specifically pertains to the southeastern town of Villeneuve-Loubet — lifting the ban of the single piece, head covering swimsuit designed for Muslim women — but sets a legal precedent for the roughly 30 towns that have issued similar bans.

Human Rights League lawyer Patrice Spinosi told press that other mayors who banned the outfit must follow the ruling, and that women who have been fined for wearing burkinis can now challenge the penalties.

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The state council ruled that the mayor of the southern resort town did not have a right to issue a ban, noting that authorities could only restrict individual liberties if there was a "proven risk."

Rights group lawyers argued the bans — which reached a social boiling point earlier this week when

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French Police Force Woman To Remove Clothes On Beach — To Enforce New Burkini Ban! See Twitter's Repulsed Response!

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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

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