THINKING THURSDAY: Ban on Wearing Religious Symbols: Zac Gandara: Francois Legault

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The Quebec government is taking a moderate approach to secularism that does not violate freedom of religion, Premier Francois Legault said Sunday as he defended his government’s controversial bill to ban the wearing of religious symbols for some public sector employees.

Each can practice the religion of their choice. But we have to set rules, and that’s what we’re doing...
— Francois Legault

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Ban on wearing religious symbols is 'moderate', says Quebec premier…

'In Quebec, it's been a long time since we've decided to separate religion and state, and it's over 10 years that we've been debating religious symbols,' Legault said…


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