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A ban on the public display of Nazi symbols such as the swastika was rejected by the Swiss Council of States on Tuesday after an eight-year fight by politicians and associations to introduce a legal change.

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A ban on the public display of Nazi symbols such as the swastika was rejected by the Swiss Council of States on Tuesday after an eight-year fight by politicians and associations to introduce a legal change.

Read the full article: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols
I'm African American and I don't support a ban on these symbols. I think it is better to know what your enemy is doing then to send it underground, in hiding. Truth is I'm offended by the symbol, but not so offended I want the government telling me what I should feel offended by. Maybe one day they will feel offended by a symbol I want to show. I think the "less gatekeepers" to personal freedom the better. As long as these people are not directly endangering me, directly threatening me, etc. Let them be idiots.

All of us also have the right to counter protest their ignorance.
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I'm a Yam Yam and I don't support a ban on these symbols.

The Hindus would have no end of trouble decorating their temples, if the swastika was banned...
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I'm African American and I don't support a ban on these symbols. .
I'm Scottish French English and I don't support a ban on these symbols either.

The swastika is a Hindu symbol, anyway.

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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

I'm Scottish-Irish Canadian-American... and can we ban "The Local" ?
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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

Who is this "Swiss" that always decides stuff?
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I wish the members of the SVP would walk around wearing armbands, at least we would know which way the idiots were going.
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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

I'm Trini-Swiss-Canadian and well...yeah I think everyone else has covered it already.
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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

I saw some political's picture had been defaced with a Hitler moustache this morning. Would that have been banned, too?
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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

I'm mexican and I'm… so tired,you know? so sleepy…….


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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

I'm a black lesbian jew, or was it a black jewish lesbian, I don't recall.

Could some please pull the swastika out of my ass; it hasn't been so lucky.
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I saw some political's picture had been defaced with a Hitler moustache this morning. Would that have been banned, too?
I'm Anglo-Gallo-Caledonio-Australian and I too saw a poster of a politician, improved by the addition of a moustache. In that particular case, however, the moustache was entirely justified, as the politician was from the SVP. Clearly, the moustache was added in accordance with recently enacted truth in advertising legislation, and for the avoidance of any doubt.
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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

I'm Caribbean-British and I agree with the American with the visa.....better to be able to identify the ones who may have a problem with you.

I'm not Mexican, but I'm tired too.
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The Hindus would have no end of trouble decorating their temples, if the swastika was banned...
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I am Mumm-Ra and I don't care!

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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

Tons of them here.
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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

P.S. It's not just a Hindu symbol, but used by Buddhists, Jains, and all other Aryan religions/cultures in India and where it's culture spread (SE Asia and to a lesser extent E Asia). Further, it was found all throughout Europe, especially in Lithuania which maintains its Indo-European roots more than any other, before those pesky Nazis came along.
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Re: Swiss decide not to ban Nazi symbols

My coat of arms has a cross in the shape of a swastika. My heritage is Swiss.

Would that have to be banned too?
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P.S. It's not just a Hindu symbol, but used by Buddhists, Jains, and all other Aryan religions/cultures in India and where it's culture spread (SE Asia and to a lesser extent E Asia). Further, it was found all throughout Europe, especially in Lithuania which maintains its Indo-European roots more than any other, before those pesky Nazis came along.
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My coat of arms has a cross in the shape of a swastika. My heritage is Swiss.

Would that have to be banned too?
No, because the Swiss Council of States has decided not to ban swastikas.

Is this loop closed now?
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