Australian state toughens law for Muslim veils

A Muslim woman wearing a burqa shops at a local market in Sydney Sunday, July 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

March 5, 2012 8:17:40 AM PST
Muslim women in Australia's most populous state will have to remove veils to have their signatures officially witnessed under the latest laws giving New South Wales officials authority to look under religious face coverings.