Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 3/28/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 3/28/2012An appeals court in Switzerland has ruled against a Muslim husband and wife who sought to keep their daughters out of mixed-sex swimming classes. The court stated that requiring the girls to attend mixed swimming was not a significant infringement of religious freedom. It upheld the lower court’s 1,400-franc fine against the couple.

In other news, a woman in Afghanistan was murdered by her mother-in-law, with the possible collusion of her husband, for giving birth to a third daughter without having produced a son.

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Anonymous said...

Yes that would be in accordance with European Human Rights law, which under several different circumstances will put the right to practice one's religion second - military, educational, medical demands all come first.

Barry34785 said...

The mother should have killed her son, not her daughter in law. It's the male that determines the embryo's sex. This is how backwards these fools are.

babs said...

I am willing to bet that Grandma in the AF knows exactly nothing about X and Y chromosomes.