See, this vote was important but it encourages goofballs like our Ducky (sorry, Ducky, but isn't this exactly what you're saying in your comments?...mistaking intolerance for hiding REAL PROBLEMS?). Thanks for the story, Heidianne!
The Swiss voted Sunday* against any more building of minarets in their country. Read about it HERE. Here's a clip from the article:
"They (the Swiss party pushing to get the minarets banned) noted that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has compared mosques to Islam's military barracks and called "the minarets our bayonets."
Had you heard Erdogan had said that? I guess when you hear that, you're of a mind to protect your country, aren't you?
Here's an Islamic point of view on the subject: "It's a sad day for freedom of religion," said Mohammed Shafiq, the chief executive of the Ramadhan Foundation, a British youth organization. "A constitutional
What are your thoughts? Have you seen beautiful Switzerland in person? Is it the Swiss who've made the minaret or mosque stand for something a lot of people are moving more and more away from in fear?
*As an aside for this post, I wanted to point out to you that most of Europe votes on SUNDAY so more people CAN vote. I think it's a good idea. z