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Old 12.01.2017, 01:19
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Vote on allowing easier citizenship for third generation

Guess which political party has produced these posters
They say stop citizenship for criminals and I guess the burka poster is self explanatory.
Quite why one says "yes" and the other "no" is beyond me!
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Re: Vote on allowing easier citizenship for third generation

Whats a Bedouin warrior go to do with 3rd generation naturalisation?
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Old 12.01.2017, 09:04
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Re: Vote on allowing easier citizenship for third generation

Everyone up the slopes in a blizzard looks like that already.
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Old 12.01.2017, 09:12
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No, only the first one does.

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why one says "yes" and the other "no" is beyond me!
Because they are about two separate votes, only the second one refers to the upcomming vote.

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Guess which political party has produced these posters
They say stop citizenship for criminals and I guess the burka poster is self explanatory.
Quite why one says "yes" and the other "no" is beyond me!
Welcome to a country which has more than one popular vote than just one every 50 years. Hey, we have even multiple in a single year.

The first poster is from a Canton Bern vote from 2013, initiated by the Young-SVP Bern, which passed with 56% yes.
http://www.20min.ch/schweiz/bern/story/13617166
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Re: Vote on allowing easier citizenship for third generation

Did the ninja dude just bend a crowbar over his head? That's gnarly.






See. I can keep up with the kids.
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Re: Vote on allowing easier citizenship for third generation

No brainer re the third generation - yes.
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Old 12.01.2017, 12:03
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No brainer re the third generation - yes.
Only if they don't wear burkas!

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Tom, as you well know, there are 100s Burkas on SVP posters than in Switzerland. This is a totally shameful Poster campaign- perhaps the worst ever by the SVP/UDC

And yes, it has nothing to do with the subject - at all- nought, zilch, nada, zéro...

Communes/Gemeinde will be able to influence and even refuse if they have good reasons to do so. All we are talking about here is facilitated naturalisation for those whose parents and grand-parents were born here.

Makes me feel sick and ashamed.
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Only if they don't wear burkas!

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I have yet to see one anywhere around here, so I say it's a negligible "risk"

Aside from that I just shrug at the SVP's posters. That is not worth getting upset over. They want to provoke, it always works, on both ends. They're not worth my energy

The initiative doesn't say every third-generation foreigner will get automatic citizenship. Just says it's easier to get it and really, that's only fair. Chances that someone whose parents and grandparents have already lived here is not integrated at all are really pretty close to zero. The odd exception may apply.
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Re: Vote on allowing easier citizenship for third generation

When they will propose a ban on Islam in CH?
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When they will propose a ban on Islam in CH?
How about a ban on religion?
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How about a ban on religion?
I'm with you on that
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