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Offline Cincinnatus

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CAIR demands Maryland schools close for Islamic holidays
« on: September 26, 2013, 04:26:36 PM »
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Re: CAIR demands Maryland schools close for Islamic holidays
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2013, 04:43:08 PM »
Any school board member who goes along with this must be voted out at the next opportunity.
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Re: CAIR demands Maryland schools close for Islamic holidays
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2013, 06:21:23 PM »
Most schools that I know of will accommodate someone taking a day off for a religious holiday so as long as they are not continually and excessive.
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Re: CAIR demands Maryland schools close for Islamic holidays
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2013, 06:38:11 PM »
Public schools accomodate Jewish students who have to miss school for their holidays, but they don't shut down completely. That, apparently, is what the Muslims are demanding.
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Re: CAIR demands Maryland schools close for Islamic holidays
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2013, 06:41:18 PM »
Public schools accomodate Jewish students who have to miss school for their holidays, but they don't shut down completely. That, apparently, is what the Muslims are demanding.

Of course, because that is how they operate.  They want to make everyone else bend to their will.

Public schools do not take off religious holidays anymore.  Christmas is "winter break" and Good Friday and Easter Monday are long since gone or replaced by "in service day." They need to go pound sand, or move back to the Middle East.
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Re: CAIR demands Maryland schools close for Islamic holidays
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2013, 10:11:48 PM »
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It's Maryland, the land of the left.

They probably will be granted their demand...

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Re: CAIR demands Maryland schools close for Islamic holidays
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2013, 10:39:10 AM »
Of course, because that is how they operate.  They want to make everyone else bend to their will.

Public schools do not take off religious holidays anymore.  Christmas is "winter break" and Good Friday and Easter Monday are long since gone or replaced by "in service day." They need to go pound sand, or move back to the Middle East.

This is an excellent point because it highlights what will be revealed as the left's hypocrisy on the issue.  The left has done everything it can to obliterate any mention of Christianity & its traditions, including the changing of Christmas parties and holidays to "winter this" or "winter that", all done under the guise of abiding by the first amendment prohibition against a state supported church.

The question is not "if" the left will allow the Muslims to get their way but how long it will take them to *help* the Muslims to get their way.  For the life of me I can't understand why the libs constantly bash Christianity but then fall all over themselves to enable Islam.  If for no other reason, the left should despise Islam for the way its adherents use it as an excuse to demean, abuse, and treat women barbarically.
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Re: CAIR demands Maryland schools close for Islamic holidays
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2013, 04:10:57 PM »


They probably will be granted their demand...

Hamtramck, Michigan has the largest muslim population in the country.  You can bet they will soon try the same thing.  I sent this to the Superintendent of Schools where I pay my taxes as a warning of what is to come and he kind of poopooed the idea.
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