This change in legislation was inevitable and it was only a matter of time for it to be enacted, and the sector of the Ultra-Orthodox community in Israel who is out in the streets right now demonstrating against it, will have to realize - sooner or later - that while they are free to follow their religious practices, they must also contribute to the State they reside in just like every citizen in a democratic State has to contribute their proportionate share; especially since they have been enjoying generous benefits from the State's coffers all along. Each citizen in any State has both responsibilities and rights; one can not simply expect to enjoy those rights, while refusing to accept the responsibilities - while others have to pick up the slack and carry the burden of those neglected responsibilities.
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