Viral Video Denounces Islamic-Themed Vocabulary Lesson at North Carolina High School

FARMVILLE, N.C. – A video denouncing an Islamic-themed vocabulary lesson at a North Carolina high school has gone viral, and has now elicited a response from the local school district over the matter. Dianne Lynn Savage of Florida recently posted a video to Facebook alerting followers about the matter after a parent whose child attends the school sent her a copy of the lesson. In the assignment, students are provided with new vocabulary words to learn, and are given examples of how to use those words in a sentence—all revolving around the Islamic religion. “Mohammad was familiar with the teachings of … Continue reading Viral Video Denounces Islamic-Themed Vocabulary Lesson at North Carolina High School

Viral Video Denounces Islamic-Themed Vocabulary Lesson at North Carolina High School

FARMVILLE, N.C. – A video denouncing an Islamic-themed vocabulary lesson at a North Carolina high school has gone viral, and has now elicited a response from the local school district over the matter. Dianne Lynn Savage of Florida recently posted a video to Facebook alerting followers about the matter after a parent whose child attends the school sent her a copy of the lesson. In the assignment, students are provided with new vocabulary words to learn, and are given examples of how to use those words in a sentence—all revolving around the Islamic religion. “Mohammad was familiar with the teachings of … Continue reading Viral Video Denounces Islamic-Themed Vocabulary Lesson at North Carolina High School

Feds sue city of St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center

The federal government on Wednesday sued the small north-metro city of St. Anthony, contending that its City Council violated federal law in 2012 by rejecting a proposed Islamic center. The lawsuit sprang from a controversy that echoes those that have flared in many U.S. cities when Muslims have sought to establish worship centers. “An injustice has been done,” U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger said at a news conference in Minneapolis. “I will not stand by while any religious group is subject to unconstitutional treatment that violates federal civil rights laws.” The lawsuit alleges that the council’s decision to deny the Abu … Continue reading Feds sue city of St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center

Feds sue city of St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center

The federal government on Wednesday sued the small north-metro city of St. Anthony, contending that its City Council violated federal law in 2012 by rejecting a proposed Islamic center. The lawsuit sprang from a controversy that echoes those that have flared in many U.S. cities when Muslims have sought to establish worship centers. “An injustice has been done,” U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger said at a news conference in Minneapolis. “I will not stand by while any religious group is subject to unconstitutional treatment that violates federal civil rights laws.” The lawsuit alleges that the council’s decision to deny the Abu … Continue reading Feds sue city of St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center