People seem surprised at Quebec making a move to single out a group of people for government sponsored bigotry and discrimination.
The real surprise is that people are shocked at this move.
Unrestrained Nationalism and / or atheism turn to Fascism. It's just a fact of life.
And Quebec's Fascist longings have been brewing for decades. Whether the issue is language, or religion or the size of English signs, a desire for “Purity of Race / Culture” will always, always, always lead to this type of behaviour.