France's upper house of the parliament on May 16 adopted a bill that prohibits mothers from wearing headscarves while accompanying the students on school trips.
The bill was presented in the country's senate by the conservative Republican party. The bill was passed with 186 Yes and 100 No votes, while 159 senators abstained.
The bill has to be approved by the National Assembly -- lower house of the parliament -- for its entry into force.
Jacqueline Eustache-Brinio, a...