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Sunday, November 17, 2019

(JNS) A proposal introduced in Quebec last month to ban yarmulkes and other religious clothing has come under fire, with one Jewish mayor of a town in the Canadian province equating it to “ethnic cleansing.”

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also opposed the measure.

“It’s unthinkable to me that in a free society we would legitimize discrimination against citizens based on their religion,” he said.