Skip to comments.Switzerland moves a step closer to voting on nationwide burqa ban
Posted on 09/13/2017 11:05:50 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The Swiss may get the chance to vote on the introduction of a nationwide ban on the burqa after campaigners from the so-called Egerkingen committee succeeded in gathering the required number of signatures to push the issue to a referendum.
In March 2016, the committee launched a popular initiative to ban the burqa and other full-face coverings and had until this month to gather the 100,000 signatures required under the Swiss system of direct democracy to push it to a public vote.
On Wednesday, Swiss Peoples Party (SVP) MP Walter Wobmann, a leading member of the committee and a long-time advocate of a burqa ban, announced they had succeeded two days before the deadline. Just over a week ago, the campaign only had 82,000 signatures, according to the website of the committee, which launched a last-ditch appeal for more signatures. [ ]
The issue has been on the political table in Switzerland since the canton of Ticino voted in favor of a ban in a cantonal vote in 2013. The ban which forbids the wearing of the Islamic face veil (niqab), full-length burqa and other full-face coverings in public places came into force in July 2016, with those who flout it liable for fines of up to 10,000 francs.
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Whatever they do like this towards Muslims, they will do 10x towards Christians.
if it goes up to vote, it will be passed
Die Schweitz really need an Islam ban.
At least the Swiss appear capable of dealing with national threats.
Apologize to your grandchildren for what our generation failed to do. The end of western civilization is in sight.
Islam is a war plan.
Ban m*slims and there won’t be any burkas.
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