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    Outrage on Swiss Minaret Vote, Muslim States & Churches

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    Switzerland Approves Ban on Minarets
    http://www.alipac.us/ftopict-179728.html

    From the Christian Science Monitor

    Outrage on Swiss minaret vote, but how do Muslim states handle churches?

    Swiss minaret vote leads to Muslim anger, but the Swiss aren't alone in restricting religious freedom.

    By Dan Murphy | Staff writer 11.30.09

    Muslim reaction across the world to Sunday’s Swiss referendum banning the construction of further minarets for mosques in the tiny Alpine nation has been almost entirely negative.

    Indonesia’s Maskuri Abdillah, leader of the largest Muslim organization in the world’s most populous Muslim nation said the vote reflected Swiss “hatred
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    Awwwww, don't like it when the shoe's on the other foot, eh? Kudos to the Swiss!
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    Don't like it? LEAVE! I wish our Countries (US and Canada) would take a firmer stand.

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    Moreover, the Swiss are not restricting the practice of the Muslim religion. Essentially this referendum is a nationwide building code that says if you build any structure, even a place of worship, it cannot have a minaret on top.
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