I'm kind of surprised that nobody has posted about this, because it seems to be pretty big news. "GENEVA In a vote that displayed a widespread anxiety about Islam and undermined the countrys reputation for religious tolerance, the Swiss on Sunday overwhelmingly imposed a national ban on the construction of minarets, the prayer towers of mosques, in a referendum drawn up by the far right and opposed by the government." http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/30/world/europe/30swiss.html Switzerland has long been thought of as a bastion of world progressiveness. What do you make of make of this decision? Any Muslims want to weigh in?