Skip to comments.Le Pen Says as French President She Would Ban All Religious Symbols, Including Kippot
Posted on 10/19/2016 5:52:20 PM PDT by marshmallow
Marine Le Pen, the leader of Frances far-right National Front Party, vowed that if she is elected the countrys president she would ban all public displays of religious symbols and clothing, including kippot.
Le Pen made the statement during an interview on Sunday with Frances BFM-TV. She is expected to seek the countrys presidency in 2017. She heads the third-largest party in France.
Le Pen is seeking to broaden an existing law, called the headscarf ban, that does not allow conspicuous displays of religious symbols in public schools to include all public areas.
She called the ban a struggle against radical Islam, but added that Jewish and Christian symbols would have to be included in the ban in the name of equality and the national interest.
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That’s what communists do.
“She called the ban a struggle against radical Islam, but added that Jewish and Christian symbols would have to be included in the ban in the name of equality and the national interest.”
Next she will change the weeks to ten days.
Dear Le Dumbass,
Religious symbols founded your country. Remember Joan of Arc? She was one of them!
“Christian symbols would have to be included in the ban...”
How do you ban the Cross in France?
You would have to destroy half the buildings in Paris.
Maybe they'll remember their Christian roots after they've been overrun by Muslims.
Wow. I really liked Marine Le Pen too.
If true, she lost my support. How Stupid!
I had an opportunity to go to China a few years ago when my husband had to attend a conference there. I was concerned about wearing my cross necklace. It was not a problem. They were selling crosses in shops everywhere. I wonder if I should be worrying about France instead?
Islam is the threat to civilization. The only threat.
Focus on that, lady.
They would not ban ALL religious symbols. I’m sure exceptions would be made. Is a burka a religious symbol? The exceptions would start with the loudest whiners. Who might that be?
Marine Le Pen is way too soft on Islam.
She has said that Islam can be a part of France, as long as it’s “secularized and enlightened.”
Fat chance of that!
The guy in France who really has Islam’s number is journalist Eric Zemmour, who’s written a best-selling book where he says “Islam is incompatible with France.”
He was recently put on trial for saying on the radio:
“The Normans, the Huns, the Arabs, the great invasions that followed the fall of Rome have their modern equivalents in the gangs of Chechens, Roma, Kosovars, Africans, and North Africans who mug, rob, and rape.”
Thankfully the trial ended up with him being let off, but the radio station got a stern warning.
Well, she just dropped out of my orbit. Oh well.
Can someone be an 11?
So she would raze Norte Dame?
More proof, if we needed any, that the European “right” is as anti-Jewish as it ever was.
Sacre bleu! The younger Le Pen is showing her party's true fascist roots.
Unfortunately the mainstream media portrays her crazy neo-NAZI party as "right-wing" and a bunch of gullible American conservatives believe it.
And I don't think the fact Le Pen has relatives that are devout Catholics would stop her from stomping out all public display of Christian imagery, either.
The political terms "left" and "right" began in Europe (specifically France) and simply never meant there what they later came to mean in the United States. European anti-Semites were "right wing" before any American conservative was. That is simply an unfortunate truth that won't go away because we don't like it.
American conservative hero Frederic Bastiat was considered a left winger in France in his day (he sat there with Pierre-Joseph Proudhon) while it was a French right winger who said "the individual is nothing; society is everything."
The European Right was never motivated by American-style conservatism. American conservatives have simply got to wake up and stop defending and rooting for every political party and individual in Europe whom the leftist media label "right wing." Because in Europe . . . the "right" can be very, very bad.
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