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Austria Face Cover Ban Comes Into Effect

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Muslim women in Austria were forced by police to remove their face coverings, as a law banning religious and other coverings came into effect Sunday.

Under the ban, wearing a ski mask off the slopes, a surgical mask outside hospitals and party masks in public is now also prohibited.

Those who defy the ban could face a fine of nearly $180.  Police are authorized to use force if people resist showing their faces.

The government says the law, which says faces must be visible from...

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