Unaffiliated (to any churches) seek election with own political party list in Switzerland

Neue Zuercher Zeitung.

Advocacy of separation of church and state in national elections

With its own list for the first time an explicitly secular group from the Canton Zurich joins the national elections of 23 October. She is committed to the values ​​of the Enlightenment, as they announced in a statement on Tuesday.

(Sda) Under the list of names “Konfessionslose.ch – List for the separation of church and state” run 13 women and 21 men. Self-determination, freedom, legal equality and humanist ethics are the basis of their engagement, according to statement. In general, the group taking a progressive-liberal positions.

They wanted to “take the needs of the unchurched in the national policy” and “to turn back the wheel of time” form, not least as a counterweight to religious groups who have tried.

Among the 34 candidates are numerous according Mitteilug non-party people. It stood as candidates but also party members of the FDP, SP, Green, Green, Liberal, and PdA Juso.

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