GayandRight

My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (www.freethinkingfilms.com)

Saturday, October 21, 2006

I'm in love...

She's my new hero....can she visit Canada please?
THE latest media darling of Scandinavian politics is not only black, beautiful and Muslim; she is also firmly against the wearing of the veil.

Nyamko Sabuni, 37, has caused a storm as Sweden’s new integration and equality minister by arguing that all girls should be checked for evidence of female circumcision; arranged marriages should be criminalised; religious schools should receive no state funding; and immigrants should learn Swedish and find a job.

Supporters of the centre-right government that came to power last month believe that her bold rejection of cultural diversity may make her a force for change across Europe. Her critics are calling her a hardliner and even an Islamophobe.

“I am neither,” she said in an interview. “My aim is to integrate immigrants. One is to ensure they grow up just as any other child in Sweden would.”

Sabuni believes all immigrants must try to become proficient in Swedish — just as she did when she arrived from Africa aged 12 — rather than alienating locals.

“Language and jobs are the two most crucial things for integration,” she said. “If you want to become a Swedish citizen, we think you should have some basic knowledge of Swedish.”
Hurray!

4 Comments:

Blogger Proud K-W Conservative said...

Good luck to this brave lady.

12:36 AM  
Blogger jw said...

Finally! It is a start.

4:16 AM  
Blogger Suricou Raven said...

Go her!

6:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

and to think, Somali-Canadians in the ever multicultural Toronto are going back to lend a hand to the ultrafundamentalist dictatorship there. sometimes i wonder why half of the Liberal Party and the entirety of the NDP haven't already gone to Somalia.

7:12 AM  

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