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As the left likes to constantly remind everybody, there is generally a separation of church and state in this country.
That means the government and public institutions aren’t supposed to overtly endorse any one particular religion over any other.
Left - Glee - Aspects - Christian - Religion
While the left seems to take glee in enforcing that against any and all aspects of the Christian religion, they tend to look away from or even subtly encourage explicit endorsements of Islam, as was allegedly revealed recently in a Washington state school district.
Fox News reported that a school district in the Seattle area is under threat of a lawsuit by a religious liberty organization for reportedly instructing teachers to grant preferential treatment to Muslim students during the month of Ramadan, and even to use Arabic phrases in greeting such students during the Islamic holy month.
Complaint - Freedom - Conscience - Defense - Fund
The complaint came from the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund, which has accused the Dieringer School District of essentially adopting as policy recommendations that had been put forward by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
Those guidelines produced by CAIR stipulated that teachers should take extra care to monitor Muslim students who were fasting during the month of Ramadan and to suggested that no tests be scheduled on the Islamic holidays of Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha.
CAIR - Guidelines - Teachers - Phrases - Ramadan
Furthermore, the CAIR guidelines also encouraged teachers to use phrases like “Ramadan Mubarak” — or “Happy Ramadan” — and “Ramadan Kareem” — or “Have a generous Ramadan” — instead of normal greetings for the Muslim students.
One can only wonder how CAIR or the teachers would feel if the district instructed teachers to greet Catholic students with Latin phrases during the Holy week before Easter or use Hebrew greetings for Jewish students around Judaic Holy days, all things being equal.
Basis - Complaint - FCDF - Executive - Director
That was the basis of the complaint put forward by the FCDF’s executive director, Daniel Piedra,...
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