Laws that limit religious rights embolden racists, particularly Islamophobes | The Star

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Published: 12Jun2019

MAY 13, 2019 | Last week, parliamentary hearings began on Quebec’s Bill 21, which would ban public employees in “positions of authority” from wearing religious symbols. In his testimony, the philosopher Charles Taylor stated that he and Gérard Bouchard were wrong to propose restrictions on religious symbols in their 2008 report on reasonable accommodation.