France and its experience with secularity laws

Via Toula Drimonis, a Globe & Mail op-ed from a writer well versed in France’s secularity laws and their effects. “Rather than repel the demands of the far right, laws prohibiting religious coverings in France have only emboldened them.”

Education minister Jean-François Roberge is blowing off concerns from the CSDM saying that applying the law shouldn’t cause it aaaaaaany trouble at all.