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Nordicvs VIP Member

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#1 13 years ago

[color=black]Is it just me, or is this going a wee bit too far?[/color]

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The name of the Lord may no longer be taken in vain in the Dutch village of Staphorst. [/color] [color=black]Staphorst, in the so-called Dutch "bible belt" of eastern towns where religion holds sway, approved a ban on swearing by 13-4 council votes.[/color][color=black]

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[color=black]http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20050602/od_nm/dutch_ban_dc[/color] [color=black][/color] [color=black]I don't understand why they care if other people swear...[/color] [color=black]Doesn't this violate some right to freedom of speech?[/color]

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Μαjïç MushrøøM

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#2 13 years ago
Nordicvs[color=black]Doesn't this violate some right to freedom of speech?[/color]

No, realize that they do not have the same constitutional rights that American's have.




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#3 13 years ago

Glad I can fucking curse where I live. :p




[CoUk]niu

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#4 13 years ago

Glad I`m not living there.Would get fined or whatever punishment there is for doing it about 500 times a day.:)




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#5 13 years ago

That is goddamn stupid (excuse the pun).




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#6 13 years ago

must be a village full of geriatrics, bible belt LOL




Μαjïç MushrøøM

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#7 13 years ago

I wouldn't be too surprised, were it indeed an isolated little village.




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#8 13 years ago

fuck that. its in conflict with the universal declaration of human rights. if they even try to pass a law like that where i live, im going to kill someone.




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#9 13 years ago

I wouldn't mind a ban like that, but I still probably wouldn't move to something called "bible belt" anyway. Religious fanatics are dangerous, first this harmless law, next day something much worse, like making going to the church every Sunday mandatory.




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#10 13 years ago

That's what you get by giving power to religious