Not to worry, they’re just “migrants”
If we treat them nice they might become future facebook friends….
Another Â 1,000 North African migrants on a dozen boats have reached the Italian island of Lampedusa overnight. Â (BBC)
Under the proposal, only foreigners who hold permanent residency permits and are deemed to have successfully integrated would be eligible for Swiss citizenship.
No ban on prayer demo’s in the streets of Paris:
Mr Sarkozy is eager to counter the electoral appeal of the far-right Front National to those troubled by images of Muslims assembled in large numbers for prayer in French streets and the proliferation of halal fast-food restaurants. (Not good enough, Sarko!)
Christian Heritage Remembered:
“Christianity left us a magnificent heritage of civilisation. As a secular president, I can say that,” he said, speaking in a town that for centuries has been a way station for pilgrims heading to Santiago de Compostela. “This heritage comes with obligations, this heritage is a privilege, but it presents us above all with a duty: It obliges us to pass it on to future generations, and we should embrace it without doubt or shame,” he said.
Education Minister Luc Chatel has weighed in to complicate the lives of Muslim women in France even more, in addition to the debate on Islam before the 2012 presidential election, which is being hijacked by the far right with increasing frequency. In an excessively zealous application, in the name of secularism, of the old 2004 law that bans “any symbol that displays one’s religion” in schools, he has asked Muslim moms who want to accompany their children on field trips to leave their veils at home, whether they be the full version or simple headscarves.
Shocker: Marine Le Pen Leads Polls
The survey for Le Parisien newspaper puts the National Front leader, who took over from her father Jean-Marie in January, ahead of all other candidates.