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France to ban ‘sexualised’ child beauty pageants?

Posted By admin On September 18, 2013 @ 10:34 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

France 24 [1]
September 18, 2013

The French Senate voted early Wednesday to ban beauty pageants for children under 16 – and to impose up to two years in prison and steep fines for adults who try to enter children into such a contest.

It looks like the French won’t be getting their version of “Little Miss Sunshine” [2] or “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” [3] anytime soon.

France’s Senate voted early Wednesday to ban beauty pageants for children under 16, and to punish any adult who tries to enter a child into such a contest with up to two years in prison and a steep 30,000-euro fine.

The amendment is part of a broader bill on women’s rights, which will now proceed to the National Assembly, French Parliament’s lower house, for debate and another vote.

Full story here. [1]

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[1] France 24: http://www.france24.com/en/20130918-french-senate-votes-ban-sexualised-child-beauty-pageants

[2] “Little Miss Sunshine”: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0449059/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

[3] “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2288050/?ref_=sr_1

[4] US beauty queen defends her views on gay marriage: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-beauty-queen-defends-her-views-on-gay-marriage.html

[5] Venezuela’s Chavez calls Palin a confused beauty queen: http://www.prisonplanet.com/venezuelas-chavez-calls-palin-a-confused-beauty-queen.html

[6] Fresh blockades as a quarter of France’s petrol stations still dry: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fresh-blockades-as-a-quarter-of-frances-petrol-stations-still-dry.html

[7] France reports first case of new SARS-like virus: http://www.prisonplanet.com/france-reports-first-case-of-new-sars-like-virus.html

[8] France terror alert after Mali, Somali operations. Al Qaeda threatens hostages: http://www.prisonplanet.com/france-terror-alert-after-mali-somali-operations-al-qaeda-threatens-hostages.html

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