Skip to comments.Religious freedom for Muslims: the AfD have picked their first fight in the Bundestag
Posted on 11/01/2017 5:47:32 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The new German parliament only met for the first time at the end of October and already the first impasse has been reached. The other parties are refusing to accept the Alternative for Germany (AfD) nominee for Bundestag vice-president. Is this petulance or principle? [ ]
According to a law passed in 1994, each party represented in the parliament gets to have a deputy Bundestag President. The vice-BPs meet with the BP every week to discuss issues which affect the running of the parliament. [ ]
As their candidate for vice-BP, they nominated Albrecht Glaser, a 75-year-old veteran local politician from Frankfurt.
As well as denying the science behind global warming, Glaser has made several controversial statements regarding religious freedom.
We are for religious freedom, he said in April. Islam is a construction that doesnt recognize religious freedom and doesnt respect it. Wherever Islam has power it suppresses religious freedom. Whoever treats basic rights like that should have this basic right taken away from them.
Politicians from the other parties point out that the German constitution enshrines the right to religious freedom.
Whoever puts religious freedom in doubt has disqualified himself. I cant vote for such a person, Green party leader Cem Özdemir told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) last month.
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It sounds like it’s the German liberals who do not like democracy!
>>Whoever puts religious freedom in doubt has disqualified himself. I cant vote for such a person, Green party leader Cem Özdemir
Does that hold for churches that reject same sex marriage?
Well, if every party gets a deputy Bundestag President, why does the Green Party have a say in who that deputy will be for the Alternative for Germany (AfD) Party? If the other parties have a veto on the deputy for the AfD, then the AfD Party should veto or cast their vote against the deputy of any party that opposes theirs.
This mechanism is well worth noting.
The Radical Left in the US openly advocates overthrow of our Constitutional Government. They are in the same class as the radical Islamists. Hence they think they can partner with the Radical Islamist and that eventually they will win them over.
Cem “is the son of a Turkish guest worker” and “describes himself as a secular “Muslim.”” - per Wikipedia
The definition of Religion and Islam are 2 completely different things
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