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Christmas cribs, galettes des rois, Easter eggs... Do we need a law to preserve our traditions?


While an LR senator wishes to modify the law on secularism to perpetuate certain customs, another (PC), on the contrary, wants to constitutionalize it to enshrine the separation of Church and State.

There are those who put a representation of the Nativity on the bus shelters, like the departmental council - LR - of Vendée.

Those who prefer three young girls, fists raised, to adorn their greeting card, like the mayor - communist - of Dieppe.

And then, like every year, city councilors who persist in setting up a crèche in the town hall, and associations which, in the name of secularism, take legal action in summary proceedings...

In order to "

preserve nurseries

", but also "

immemorial traditions of the French nation

", around thirty senators, led by LR Stéphane Le Rudulier, have just tabled a bill (PPL) to modify the law on secularism of 1905. “

The law establishing the separation of Church and State also belongs to our common cultural heritage.

Just like the neutrality of public services

”, replies PC senator from Hauts-de-Seine Pierre Ouzoulias, who, for his part, wishes to enshrine article 2 of the 1905 law in the Constitution.

Read also"Only the nativity scene can unite the priest and the atheist philosopher in harmony"


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Source: lefigaro

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