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Swedish Government Is Looking to Ban Historic Rune Letters and Viking Imagery as “Hate Symbols” Against Ethnic Groups

The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of banning rune letters and viking symbols such as Thor’s hammer because they risk offending people it is being reported.

Rune letters and norse symbols have a long history dating back over one thousand years and is part of Swedish history and heritage. Across Sweden you can find rune stones from viking times with messages inscribed on them.

 Rune letters

But now the government is investigating banning them as “hate against ethnic groups” because neo-Nazi groups such as the Nordic Resistance Movement have been using these norse symbols. In particular the government is looking to ban the letter Tyr which is part of the runic alphabet. This same symbol is used by neo-Nazis as their logo.   […]

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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