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← Pat Condell - No Mosque At Ground Zero

Ramases's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by Ramases

I have never been able to stand Condell, and it is good to see some people at last waking up to the guy.

I hope that Condell will increasingly be seen for what he is - a representative of the extreme xenophobic anti-immigrant right.

From the beginning it should have been clear that he is not a secularist. He has said consistently that Muslims and Islam do not "belong" and Britain, and even on occasion that they should be sent back to where they came from.

Freedom of belief is essential to any sane society. I would defend anyone's right to practice a religion as strongly as I would my right to laugh at them for doing so.

The anti-immigrant right works through many channels - the churches being one of them. The main difference with Condell is that he is a anti-immigrant xenophobe working through the atheist movement.

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