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Switzerland, doing the Lords work, denies a woman citizenship due to her outspoken veganism. 

by Jan 12

In Switzerland, local residents get a say in who gets citizenship. Despite having lived in Switzerland since she was 8, being fluent in the language and her kids being citizens, she had been denied due to her outspoken opposition to local customs like hunting, piglet racing and cows wearing bells. In 2015, her first attempt at naturalisation was approved by authorities, but 144 out of 206 village residents rejected it. Local political figure Tanja Suter said Ms Holten had a "big mouth" and residents would not support her citizenship "if she annoys us and doesn't respect our traditions". I honestly don't mind vegans but it's nice to see the really preachy ones finally getting some consequences. Full story:


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