Chris Binkowski
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http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/09/kashmir-shuts-protest-...

Are governments really surprised by these reactions?

 
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Donald
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More accurately, a government is imposing one religion's laws on it's people.

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In his election campaign of 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the previous Congress-led government of driving growth on the back of cow slaughter, an act considered sacrilegious by Hindus.

Since Modi came to power in May last year, the rhetoric on the protection of cows has increased.


Using religion to limit the actions of citizens is never right.

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Steve
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I'm sure they can all agree pork is a sensible alternative and get on with life.

My sarcasm detector is ringing off the wall.

Did anyone else notice that the article linked says that the law goes back to 1932. So, it was enacted under British colonial rule, so it must be right and OK, right?

The Sepoy Rebellion was triggered by rumors that the chicken fat used to waterproof the paper cartridges of the new Enfield rifles being issued was really pork or cow fat [depending on the religion of the audience].

 
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Well remember, this is a nation that Limits the legal right to change religion. They're all about pushing religious laws on their people.
 
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