No ‘satanic’ Halloween for Dutch children, politicians decide

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Translated from Dutch news agency ANP:

No satanic Halloween in Werkendam because of the SGP

10/08/13 , 16:16

No ‘robes of devils’, ‘living dead’ and ‘similar extremely reprehensible phenomena’, says the SGP

The SGP, Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij, is a fundamentalist Protestant Christian political party in the Netherlands.

Schoolchildren in Werkendam in Noord-Brabant province will not celebrate Halloween next week. The Board of the Mayor and Aldermen has announced that some planned activities next week will go ahead under a different name, ‘Autumn Week’.

The municipality also announces that it is banning ‘draconian fancy dress

‘Draconian fancy dress’, my dear Mayor and Aldermen? As far as I know, only laws and punishment can be ‘draconian’. Fancy dress cannot. Unless…

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