actually, in Switzerland, the issue was put on a national referendum and ALL citizens which are registered to vote got to decide; this was not decided by senators or other govt officials who represent the people of Switzerland; so, in this case, MAJORITY does rule<quoted text>
Switzerland is a Republic. So is america. We just elect representatives democratic way.
Majority doesnt always rule.
Swiss voters overwhelmingly approved a constitutional ban on minarets on Sunday, barring construction of the iconic mosque towers in a surprise vote that put Switzerland at the forefront of a European backlash against a growing Muslim population ...
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