September 28, 2016

Switzerland lawmakers vote in favour of nationwide burka ban

StaffRebel Columnist

On Tuesday, Switzerland’s lower house voted in favour of a nationwide burka ban.

Walter Wobmann's bill was nearly identical to one approved in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino. According to Breitbart, the Swiss Peoples Party (SVP) won 88 votes, with 87 against.

Wobmann said his bill is intended to “maintain public order and respect for the dignity of women.”

ATS News Agency says that it suspects no further action to be taken until the public weighs in with a referendum. Polls do say, however, that the Swiss population is in favour of the ban.

Switzerland’s population of eight million includes an estimated 350,000 Muslims.

SOUND OFF: Would you like to see the burka banned in Canada?

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commented 2016-09-29 18:08:36 -0400
I would say yes for security purposes it should be banned in public. I don’t shop in a Halloween mask so you can show us the same respect.
commented 2016-09-29 16:41:18 -0400
That head covering used by the KKK symbolizes Hate for black people . That Burka head covering used by some Muslims symbolizes their Hate for everybody. BOTH should be treated the same and Outlawed.
commented 2016-09-29 11:29:59 -0400
SOUND OFF: Would you like to see the burka banned in Canada?

After some reflection I’d have to say no.
Once the state starts telling some group how to dress or not – given human nature, political reality and the concept of setting a precedent – the state will be demanding everybody dress a certain way or not…
I’d suggest getting to the meat of the problem – the true enemy, Islam!
Ban Islam and ban all Moslems.
If you are a Moslem you support Islam. If you support Islam you are against my country being not-Islam and are indebted to your so-called religion to support The Caliphate, administered by Sharia law, arrived at through jihad – or you are not a Moslem!
That is completely contrary, absolutely incompatible and entirely inimical to Canada and our Western values, based on Christian moral principles.
So ban Islam, ban Moslems…easy as pie, problem solved!
…and yeah, it is that simple.
commented 2016-09-29 11:10:06 -0400
Playboy is featuring a hijab wearing American Muslim in their mag. Playmates are clothed anyway these days so why not feature the full on burka in a spread?
commented 2016-09-29 00:32:09 -0400
Oh No now a bunch of uptight progressives who hardly ever leave moms basement are too scared to go out of the city will never go there.
commented 2016-09-29 00:22:17 -0400
No, I think the burka should be used to identify radicals, track their activity, and once support for ISIS is confirmed – which I assure you it will be – arrest them. On conviction, offer them prison, or return to the M.E.
commented 2016-09-28 22:32:39 -0400
Hopefully our Empty Suit PM will be forced from office before he can import the EU rejects. I notice lately that some of our weak, left leaning Press are starting to analyze some of the Liberals idiotic policies. Maybe the honeymoon is on hold with the recent spending scandals.
commented 2016-09-28 20:58:06 -0400
It will accomplish something Al. If Switzerland and other European countries quit accommodating Islamic supremacy, they will all come to Canada where our government embraces everything Islamic and gives them free reign of all the services meant for Canadians.
commented 2016-09-28 20:51:43 -0400
Nice gesture on the part of the Swiss but if they don’t ban Muslims themselves it will accomplish nothing.

Would love to see a ban here and a ban on Muslim immigration.
commented 2016-09-28 20:00:26 -0400
God that’s so sad
commented 2016-09-28 19:07:30 -0400
Anyone caught wearing the rags should be sentenced immediately to jail for a term of one year – no parole – sentenced to be served in full.

Second offense two years same conditions.

Third year 4 years same conditions.

And so on……
commented 2016-09-28 19:02:06 -0400
commented 2016-09-28 17:53:21 -0400
Yes, the burka should be banned in Canada.
commented 2016-09-28 16:37:40 -0400
Waiting to read the news release from the PMO demanding the removal of the Swiss Ambassador and staff from Canada.
commented 2016-09-28 16:17:53 -0400
Yes ban the burka, unless it’s being used as protection against winter storms.
commented 2016-09-28 16:16:17 -0400
When I look at the above pic—-I do Not see modest people , friendly people, inclusive people, tolerant people or Religious people (if you use Christianity and Jesus as a standard).
– I see people that hate us, intolerant people that exclude us , people that will Use us ,abuse us , antagonize us and will bleed us both monetarily and culturally..
Yes! . Ban this damned symbol of hate and destruction.
commented 2016-09-28 16:12:53 -0400
besides, once this is banned in different countries they will all simply be on their way to "TRUDEAU’S CANADA " as they call us as Canada is NOW THEIR COUNTRY AND ALL ARE WELCOME while we Canadian slaves work to provide for them all.
commented 2016-09-28 16:11:35 -0400
Never, ever happen here. Mohammed Trudeau serves and protects them and them only! He wrote a special Charter to protect them from us and it would appear that every politician in the land is in agreement with him. Canadians can go straight to HELL as far as they all are concerned!
commented 2016-09-28 15:58:22 -0400
yes yes yes ,the quicker the better but turdo doesn’t want to offend his invading muslim voters
commented 2016-09-28 15:46:34 -0400
Little Potato will throw a hissy fit when he hears about this.
commented 2016-09-28 15:39:08 -0400
commented 2016-09-28 15:33:28 -0400
Thank God, some Countries are starting to wake up. These Burka and other head coverings are only used as a Flag, ‘Look we are here, this is what we look like, we are going to stay and take your Country away from you’

In actual fact, there is no place in the Quran that states that a Woman has to wear head covering. What these idiots do is nothing more than BS.

Will Trudeau ban the Burka? I don’t think so, he is to cowardly to upset his Muslim Masters.
commented 2016-09-28 15:33:17 -0400
That would deny me the right to run around town in a balaclava.
I am so hot and sexy, Muslim women would be forming circles around me, groping me and I don’t want to imagine what what might follow.
commented 2016-09-28 15:27:04 -0400
Switzerland is doing the right thing. it is absurd we allow it as ‘religious’ garb in outr country. This hideous attire is nothing more than a slap in the face of western culture and a symbol of Islamic supremacy over the west and all women.
commented 2016-09-28 14:41:49 -0400
commented 2016-09-28 14:36:16 -0400
yes a thousand times yes
today while in No Frills there was about 10 women or at least I thought they were women a couple of them were dressed from head to toe in black jabbering away.
commented 2016-09-28 14:21:52 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM: 31,829 Attacks, 202,503 Killed, 283,534 Injured…. that we know of.