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Belgiumís ban on sexist insults
Daily Mail ^ | 3/16/14 | Paul Donnelley

Posted on 03/16/2014 9:18:17 AM PDT by Impala64ssa

Under new laws it will be against the law to mock a stay-at-home father or a woman in sexy clothes Legal protections will help men but are mainly for women# Generic comments will be allowed but not those aimed at an individual. Mocking a stay-at-home father or insulting a woman for wearing revealing clothes will be illegal in Belgium under sexism laws unveiled yesterday.

Sexist comments in the office, on the street or online will be punishable by courts in what is thought to be the first legislation of its type.

Equality minister Joelle Milquet said shaming a man for being a house husband will be banned, but added that the legal protections were designed mainly for women.

Men do not realise that women hear sexist remarks on a daily basis,’ Miss Milquet told a Brussels newspaper. ‘These little insults shouted out at women by groups of youths … are trivialised in our society.

This has to stop. A woman is not a sexual object.’

Such comments about men or women in general will still be allowed, but those found guilty of sexism towards an individual will be fined.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: belgium; feminazis; liberalfascism; speechcodes
How many feminists does it take to change a light bulb? THAT'S NOT FUNNY!! No, really how many feminists does it take to change a light bulb? 4 one to ghange the bulb, one to write a book on the exploitation of the light socket, one to secretly wish she was the light socket and one to secretly wish she was the light bulb. Hey Belgium, World Court, UN troops, ARREST ME! So "general comments" are still permissible, for now. Incrementalism, anyone?
1 posted on 03/16/2014 9:18:17 AM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

Miserable, Fat Belgian Bastards.


2 posted on 03/16/2014 9:18:58 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Impala64ssa

If you laid all of the world’s feminists end to end, it would be the best thing that ever happened to them.


3 posted on 03/16/2014 9:20:39 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Impala64ssa
insults shouted out at women by groups of youths 

MUSLIMS

4 posted on 03/16/2014 9:23:37 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Impala64ssa

laws and government are the problem


5 posted on 03/16/2014 9:23:40 AM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: dfwgator

Let’s go to the video;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19fcN3VaXs4


6 posted on 03/16/2014 9:24:18 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Impala64ssa

most movies and tv shows will be banned


7 posted on 03/16/2014 9:25:00 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Impala64ssa

Doesn’t Belgium have several laws against doing anything interesting?


8 posted on 03/16/2014 9:25:56 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

“If you laid all of the world’s feminists end to end, it would be the best thing that ever happened to them.”

Let me re-write that line so I can piss off a lot of people.

If all of the world’s feminists got laid, it would be the best thing that ever happened to them.


9 posted on 03/16/2014 9:25:56 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Impala64ssa

...what are they going to do when Muslims refuse to comply?


10 posted on 03/16/2014 9:27:21 AM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: Stormdog

Works too. Mine was set up as a twist on the “if you....It would reach the moon.”


11 posted on 03/16/2014 9:29:02 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Sounds bossy.


12 posted on 03/16/2014 9:35:51 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Impala64ssa
...insulting a woman for wearing revealing clothes...

This has to stop. A woman is not a sexual object.

I wonder if these terms are also banned?

Hypocrite

Illogical

Have your cake & eat it too

:-)

13 posted on 03/16/2014 9:53:41 AM PDT by BwanaNdege
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To: dfwgator

I’m going to speculate that this is due to the large muzzie population that has invaded Belgium and women are being harrassed on the street by these Godless Scrum for wearing western clothing. No headscarf etc. Its happening in the UK everyday.


14 posted on 03/16/2014 10:11:17 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Impala64ssa

If anyone should be arrested for the behavior prohibited it will be the low life Arabs lurking in little groups around the main train station in Brussels, Bruxelles Midi. They operate like wolf packs tick ticking at girls and women walking past. The same behavior can be seen by the same vermin in just about any city in Europe. We’ll see if the Belgians re-grow their testes enough to use this law against the enemy in their midst. It would be a gross understatement to say I doubt it.


15 posted on 03/16/2014 10:11:17 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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Doesn’t Belgium have several laws against doing anything interesting?

They do make interesting waffles.

;-)

16 posted on 03/16/2014 10:15:19 AM PDT by BwanaNdege
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To: Impala64ssa

The people just need to use the old progressive trick of renaming objects and actions faster than they can be codified.(Put any number of Monty Python skits here)


17 posted on 03/16/2014 10:25:49 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
Doesn’t Belgium have several laws against doing anything interesting?

...with cuisine.

18 posted on 03/16/2014 10:49:06 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Are burkas considered sexy clothes?


19 posted on 03/16/2014 11:26:32 AM PDT by 353FMG
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Are burkas considered sexy clothes?

Hey baby! You really fill out that tent!

20 posted on 03/16/2014 11:29:08 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: BwanaNdege
A woman is not a sexual object.

A remarkably idiotic statement, if taken literally.

The vast majority of women (and men) want to be sexual objects at some time to at least one other person.

I do, BTW, agree with the authors of this law that our society is WAY too far down the road of viewing women primarily as sexual objects. You can see it on this forum, for example, in the sometimes disgusting comments denigrating women for not meeting some standard of pulchritude.

Not everybody can be Sarah Palin. :)

If we're going to put down women with whom we disagree, it should be for their policies, not their appearance.

21 posted on 03/16/2014 11:47:02 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Sherman Logan

Women put down women far more and far worse than men do.They shred the dress and mannerisms of other women especially co-workers,and all this is done behind the targets back.

I believe it was called being “Catty” as opposed to “Bitchy” in that bitchiness is just mean, while cattiness is often clever and witty and not always mean.

To ensure that appearances do not contaminate our opinions
may I suggest that we apply a hot poker to everyone’s eyes,thus scoring instant equality.


22 posted on 03/16/2014 12:13:42 PM PDT by managusta (The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.)
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To: Sherman Logan
If we're going to put down women with whom we disagree, it should be for their policies, not their appearance.

Excellent! And the converse is true also. Eye candy is nice, but brain & heart candy are better and often improve with age far more than the eye candy aspect.

23 posted on 03/16/2014 4:03:03 PM PDT by BwanaNdege
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To: RightGeek

Hey dude, this mutton, not cotton.


24 posted on 03/16/2014 4:21:51 PM PDT by 353FMG
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