.. over a century apart. Everyone knows why the Swiss and every other European country if given the chance would ban minarets and mosques for that matter. Muslim strength or dominance represents a threat because Arab/Muslim culture is commonly led by extremists (or hasn't the writer read newspapers for 10 years?) There are no dark forces at work here - just a desire to protect unlike the ban on kosher slaughter which was mainly just anti-semitic.
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from the article: What do mosque minarets and kosher slaughter have in common?