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The Front National is a right-wing political party in France, often classed as racist on account of its alleged campaigning against immigrants. The party was founded by Jean-Marie Le Pen in 1972. It has a armed branch called Department of Protection-Security.

Front National has been elected into office in a few towns, which have typically been plagued by unemployment and tension between local people and immigrants. The party has tended to cut back on social services for immigrants as well as cultural activities deemed anti-family or multi-cultural. Spending has been redirected to the police and the utilitites to promote an image of order and efficiency.

In Orange the Front National cut down on school material by 50%. In Vitrolles 150 employees were fired at the same time that the police force was extended by 50%. During the election campaign members of the Department of Protection-Security shot and killed 15-year old Ibrahim Ali[?]. In Vitrolles the parted wanted to give €5000 to each white, French baby born, but were unable to for constitutional reasons. In Vitrolles the director of the cinema was fired because he had shown a movie about homosexuality and AIDS.

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