Skip to comments.Switzerland Votes to Criminalize ‘Homophobia’
Posted on 02/12/2020 6:26:03 PM PST by marshmallow
February 10, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) The Swiss have voted by a large majority to make homophobia a criminal offense.
On Sunday, 63.1 percent of the voters who turned out for several popular initiative referendums agreed that discrimination, hate speech and other forms of public insults aimed at homosexuals because of their sexual orientation will be punishable by a fine and up to three years imprisonment.
During the run-up to Sundays vote, the Catholic hierarchy in Switzerland was mostly conspicuous by its absence from the debate.
With the new legislation, the aggravating circumstance of a victim's homosexuality will be added to the original 1994 anti-discrimination and hate speech law in Switzerland's penal code that already criminalized discrimination on the basis of race or religion. How it will be applied in practice will be determined by jurisprudence. To date, sanctions for discrimination and hate speech under the original law are usually limited to fines, only rarely moving up the scale to a suspended prison sentence.
However, the basis for public control of opinion on the question of homosexuality has now been laid and the door has been opened to thought police on the subject. Moreover, LGBT groups have already made clear that they plan to capitalize on the success of their agenda: they now want hate speech laws to protect trans people and gender identity and are already campaigning in that direction.
Sunday's vote is also expected to reopen the issue of same-sex marriage, adoption and medically assisted procreation for lesbians in Switzerland, where to date, only civil unions are open to same-sex couples.
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And who exactly gets to define just what ‘homophobia’ is? Homophobia isn’t ‘whatever gays don’t like’.
No free speech for you
And I thought Switzerland was free from this idiocy??
Exactly, and prayers for your father.
Im not homophobic. Faggots just disgust me. And this is tge country where the nazis didnt invade right?
Well, there goes my Alpine Ski Vacation!
If you want a good European Ski Vacation, go to Zakopane, Poland, instead.
This will grant homos the explicit right to abuse non-homos.
Poland sounds good! :-)
Little by little. Very little resistance to the progressive and socialist movement.
Of all the nations, I really thought that the Swiss would not allow this awfulness to infect their culture.
Please, oh please, kick those *sshats out and send them to Europe, which seems to deserve them.
In any case, the use of the modifier “phobia” identifies the user as not proficient in the use of the language.
“Homophobia” does that mean, fear of gays? Is that a condition? Should people who suffer from a condition like homo phobia be criminalized?
I’m not homophobic, I’m homonauseated.
The four stages of apostasy:
Outrage > Tolerance > Acceptance > Practice
The Swiss are at the final stage.
I’m not afraid of gays. Oh no! I fear FOR them.
Outlawing one fear.
What other variations or other emotions are subjectible for removal from humans.
Thought police at work.
1. Makes anti-gay slur
2. Calls cops on 1.
Cops question 1.
1. “I’M GAY” so of course I can say the slur
2. and cops say they don’t believe 1. or that he’s gay.
1. Calls cops on 2. and cops for homophobia and hurtful allegations.
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