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    Very good idea.

    Also get ***** like these out of Britain.
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    (Original post by Kolya)
    Well, the article mentioned "unpatriotic activities like demonstrating against British troops". Why should UK citizens be able to do that while those who want UK citizenship cannot do the same? Why the double-standards?
    Because UK citizens have a right to be here.
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    Tbf alot of them have good reason to hate us, but yeah, we only let the friendly ones in. Country's full anyway, people coming here soley to get a job when they dont like the country, and in the recession... I think should be denied. They are no help to the country.
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    It is heavily to do with integration. Natives usually want whats best for the UK - not saying that immigrants always don't - but immigrants often care for their home countries over the UK, and thats particularly true today
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    At the end of the day, they are human beings. Why does it matter where they were born?
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    I'm absolutely against this notion. To not gain citizenship due to your political stance or religion is completely backwards.
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    At the end of the day, they are human beings. Why does it matter where they were born?
    Because culture counts.
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    (Original post by mikeytk)
    At the end of the day, they are human beings. Why does it matter where they were born?
    Because we wouldn't be afforded the same 'human beings' treatment in their home country.

    Also, probably because they don't see themselves simply as 'human beings', due to their foreign and religious allegiances.
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    (Original post by mikeytk)
    At the end of the day, they are human beings. Why does it matter where they were born?
    Because culture counts
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    If I can protest against British troops or the occupation of a country by British forces, then a potential citizen should be able to do same.
    Provided their behaviour doesn't break any rules, you can't deny someone citizenship because of their political beliefs.
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    (Original post by indigoblue)
    Why, therefore, would you want citizenship of a country you disagree with so much?
    (Original post by Onion Terror)
    Why choose to come the UK if you demonstrate against it's armed forces?
    Think for a minute before posting, guys. They might have family in the UK; they may have strong links to communities in the UK; emigration may be difficult (for they may not speak another language apart from English); they may be unpatriotic about some aspects of the UK, like the actions of the armed forces, but think there is much in the UK to admire. There are countless scenarios where someone may want to live in the UK as a citizen while engaging in what others perceive as "unpatriotic activities".
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    (Original post by Forbidden Fruit)
    Also, probably because they don't see themselves simply as 'human beings', due to their foreign and religious allegiances.
    What? Do they think they're superheroes?
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    (Original post by Forbidden Fruit)
    Because we wouldn't be afforded the same 'human beings' treatment in their home country.
    That's not the individual immigrant's fault though is it? You're just as bad as the people not allowing you your rights in your hypothetical immigration to their homeland.
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    (Original post by Onion Terror)
    Who says so? On what basis?
    On the basis of fairness and equality.
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    (Original post by Kolya)
    Think for a minute before posting, guys. They might have family in the UK; they may have strong links to communities in the UK; emigration may be difficult (for they may not speak another language apart from English); they may be unpatriotic about some aspects of the UK, like the actions of the armed forces, but think there is much in the UK to admire. There are countless scenarios where someone may want to live in the UK as a citizen while engaging in what others perceive as "unpatriotic activities".
    We have enough people in Britain to keep up squabbles with the government.

    To me, giving citizenship to those who oppose the UK is asking for trouble.

    If you're from Afghanistan and you disagree with British actions, maybe you should apply for a Swiss visa instead.
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    (Original post by cognito_08)
    you can't deny someone citizenship because of their political beliefs.
    You apply the same logic to a vehement fascist neo-Nazi who wants to stand in the street with a placard saying 'Britain should nuke Muslim countries and deport every British Muslim', whilst wearing a swastika?
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    (Original post by Onion Terror)
    Who says so? On what basis?
    Because freedom of thought is a right granted to all British citizens.
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    We should be really picky about who we give citizenship to. Like America.
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    (Original post by Forbidden Fruit)
    You apply the same logic to a vehement fascist neo-Nazi who wants to stand in the street with a placard saying 'Britain should nuke Muslim countries and deport every British Muslim'?
    I actually put in my original post "provided their behaviour doesn't break any rules".
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    We do not want to be like the US.
 
 
 
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