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Originally posted by eletheia
Issues arising from other races and religions would not occur if they respected the rules
and laws of the country they were visiting or intending to live in. Just as i pointed out in an
earlier post when families visit others the visitor RESPECTS the visited........
Originally posted by mobiusmale
[When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Manitoba, do as the Manitobans do...or keep on "migrating" until you find a country and a system that is entirely to your liking.
And good luck with that...
Resist this madness Canada...resist!
Originally posted by inforeal
Holmes is right.
Most of you people are just bigots looking for an excuse to bash Muslims.
And the ignoramus who said that Muslims throw acid in children’s faces is a certain ignorant bigot.
...2008...No students showed up at Mirwais Mena girls' school in the Taliban's spiritual birthplace the morning after it happened.
A day earlier, men on motorcycles attacked 15 girls and teachers with acid.
Kandahar was the headquarters for the Taliban during its five-year rule of Afghanistan and was home to Taliban Supreme Leader Mullah Omar.
During that time, girls were forbidden to attend school. If they tried to get an education, they risked beatings by the religious police, or worse. Parents and family members were threatened, and sometimes killed, for allowing their girls the chance to be educated.
...girls' schools are routinely torched or closed in areas where the insurgents hold sway
...90 Afghan school girls rushed to hospital yesterday unconscious and vomiting, possibly victims of a gas poisoning attack on their school in Mahmud Raqi village...of the 90 girls from the Qazaam school admitted to hospital, at least five slipped briefly into comas...
Originally posted by JohnnyTHSeed
The law guarantees freedom of religious expression etc.. So these parents have decided these school programs would undermine their religious beliefs. Removing their children from these courses harms no outside party.
The overwhelming response in this thread is that these people should move to a different country, respect the laws of the land (which they are - as the law guarantees religious freedom), and a multitude of other less than respectful opinions.
Originally posted by Maslo
This is crazy and over the top. If those subjects are compulsory for all, than their request is completely without merit and borders with attempted child abuse IMHO. Just imagine you would want your children excused from maths, because you deem numbers immoral, or from biology, because your crazy fundamentalistic religion is not compatible with evolution.
There should be no comprising with such requests.
Originally posted by Sherlock Holmes
What on earth has the fact that they're Muslim got to do with anything ?
This is a case of some parents, for one reason or another, complaining about having their children forced to being taught something that they don't agree with or that they don't want their children to take part in.
It's amazing when so many people pull out the ''freedom'' or ''government intrusion'' card when it suits them, they apparently ignore the fact that these parents are objecting to the State forcing their children to learn something that they do not wish to.