Originally Posted by Tannhauser
Beware of stories claiming that x has been 'banned' because it may cause offence. In the UK at least, there is a long history of misreporting this sort of thing. It's a cynical move to push people's buttons, playing on a fear of erosion of indigenous culture.
This is immediately
what jumped to mind for me as well. I'm very sceptical about this type of thing because the news has done a great job of playing on people's fears and pushing their buttons to the point of a complete lack of sense and logic.