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Jewish Kippas: Quebec Charter and Press Conference

jewish kippas: In a press conference on Tuesday, Legault said he will invoke the notwithstanding clause in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to impose a ban on wearing religious symbols and dress by anyone in a position of authority, according to Rabble. The move would prevent public servants who interact with the public, which would include teachers, from wearing religious garments -- from Muslim hijabs to Jewish kippas. And the new premier-elect and leader of the Coalition Avenir Qu bec, Fran ois Legault, wasted no time in announcing a move that will set a new tone. He said he would amend the Quebec charter of rights to push the ban through. The Liberals were not even close. The announcement comes less than 24 hours after the CAQ leader was swept to power, defying pollsters as he took a solid majority of seats -- 74 out of 125, with about 38 per cent of the popular vote. ( As reported in the news.