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Swiss Vote Down New Minarets

Voters in Switzerland passed a referendum banning the construction of new Muslim prayer towers. What do you think?
  • "Who knew that a nation full of uptight pricks could also be really intolerant?"

    Matt King Piece Trimmer
  • "I guess there are some Swiss who believe Islamic customs are a threat to their national identity. This is all very eye-opening to me, because I never even knew there was a Swiss national identity."

    Lynda Weitz Unemployed
  • "Can’t say I blame them. It's a slippery slope between calling for prayer and hanging sheets and underpants up there to dry."

    Nick Lovetro Bucket Operator

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