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Switzerland: Banned from Santa's Lap (Brought about by concerns over pedophilia)
Sky News ^ | November 15, 2005

Posted on 11/15/2005 10:32:03 AM PST by Stoat

 

 

No more lap sitting for kids
No more lap sitting for kids

Banned From Santa's Lap

Updated: 14:55, Tuesday November 15, 2005

Santas in Switzerland have been banned from sitting children on their laps amid concerns about paedophilia.

Calls from worried parents prompted the country's Society of St Nicholases to tell their members not to sit youngsters on their knees in the traditional manner.

In Switzerland it is St Nicholas rather than Father Christmas who delivers presents to children.

It is customary for men dressed as "Samiklaus" to put children on their knees before asking them whether they have been good.

However, the society said it had taken the step to protect the 100 professional St Nicholases on its books.

It said in a statement: "We want to counteract any accusations of paedophilia involving our members.

"We regret having to do this, but the public has become very sensitive about child abuse."

 



TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: badsanta; christmas; crime; pedophiles; pedophilia; perverts; saintnicholas; santa; stnicholas; switzerland
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Another symbol of religious and cultural tradition is destroyed by the perverts and the queers.

"sigh"

1 posted on 11/15/2005 10:32:06 AM PST by Stoat
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2 posted on 11/15/2005 10:33:36 AM PST by BulletBobCo
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Great googly moogly.


3 posted on 11/15/2005 10:34:14 AM PST by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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Next.

4 posted on 11/15/2005 10:36:34 AM PST by BulletBobCo
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To: Stoat; Owl_Eagle; Sam's Army; Lazamataz; Darksheare; pissant; Dashing Dasher; najida; ...

Methinks Santa was NAUGHTY, PING!!!


5 posted on 11/15/2005 10:37:29 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (People too weak to follow their own dreams, will always find a way to discourage yours.)
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6 posted on 11/15/2005 10:37:29 AM PST by Finger Monkey (H.R. 25, Fair Tax Act - A consumption tax which replaces the income tax, SS tax, death tax, etc.)
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Better ban the internet too.

I hear pedophiles use it to post pics to each other...
7 posted on 11/15/2005 10:38:00 AM PST by USF (I see your Jihad and raise you a Crusade )
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Bad Santa


8 posted on 11/15/2005 10:38:10 AM PST by Rakkasan1 (Peace de Resistance! Viva la Paper towels!)
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To: BerthaDee

Oh no, that poor bunny is still beating himself to death!!


9 posted on 11/15/2005 10:38:13 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (People too weak to follow their own dreams, will always find a way to discourage yours.)
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NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!


10 posted on 11/15/2005 10:38:18 AM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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Uh-oh...the Easter Bunny's next.


11 posted on 11/15/2005 10:38:57 AM PST by EX52D
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Cut the guy some slack, he only comes once a year.


12 posted on 11/15/2005 10:40:44 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Now that taglines are cool, I refuse to have one.)
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Unnngh.
13 posted on 11/15/2005 10:41:06 AM PST by martin_fierro (Dispensing with the Obvious since 1997)
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The Night The Reindeer Died!


14 posted on 11/15/2005 10:41:38 AM PST by YouPosting2Me
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LOL, well when you put it that way....


15 posted on 11/15/2005 10:42:14 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (People too weak to follow their own dreams, will always find a way to discourage yours.)
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Yes, he's been quitely banging his head. Pooor baby.


16 posted on 11/15/2005 10:42:15 AM PST by Finger Monkey (H.R. 25, Fair Tax Act - A consumption tax which replaces the income tax, SS tax, death tax, etc.)
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To: BerthaDee

He must like it then!


17 posted on 11/15/2005 10:43:52 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (People too weak to follow their own dreams, will always find a way to discourage yours.)
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Ugg...kinda sorry I went there. Disappointed 2
18 posted on 11/15/2005 10:47:14 AM PST by EX52D
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What the..???? Do the Santa's in Switerland meet the children in a room at the Motel 6 or are they in busy malls with cameras pointed at them????? Honest to Pete, it's a world gone mad.
19 posted on 11/15/2005 10:48:00 AM PST by Millee ("Life is just one damned thing after another" - Elbert Hubbard)
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Isn't Switzerland the home of the Burgermeister Meisterberger?


20 posted on 11/15/2005 10:48:47 AM PST by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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